Eleutherodactylus antillensis

Red eyed coqui frog: native or invader?

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Wilson González-Espada

DNA testing allows scientists to determine if a species is native or invasive to a geographical zone. A recent study of red-eyed coqui population in Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Santa Cruz and Panama City, determined the origin of these coqui frogs. 

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