especie endémica

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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In danger of extinction the majority of coquí species

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Jorge J. Muñiz Ortiz (EFE)

In the last few years, several species of coquies have dissapeared from Puerto Rico and today almost all of them are in danger of extinction.

 

 

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US Zoo send thousands of "sapo concho" tadpoles to Puerto Rico

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The Nashville (Tennessee) Zoo will send 3,774 "sapo concho" tadpoles to Puerto Rico to help increase the number of this endemic specie in danger of extintion.

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