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A frog saved from extinction
It measures 6 centimeters. The Loa frog is a microendemic species of the wetlands of the Loa River, the longest river in Chile (South America). Threatened by the drought affecting its natural habitat, this species of frog was about to disappear. Only 14 individuals persisted in the natural state. Today, thanks to a vast program to rescue the species, teams from the Santiago National Zoo have enabled the procreation of at least 200 descendantPhoto credit: Metropolitan Park of Santiago--Parquemet
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