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Critically Endangered Frog Claws Its Way toward Recovery

Critically Endangered Frog Claws Its Way toward Recovery

The evolutionarily unique frogs of Cameroon's Lake Oku have no tongues, claw-tipped toes and 12 full sets of chromosomes. What the Lake Oku clawed frogs (Xenopus longipes) don't have, however, is a lot of habitat in which to live.

April 16, 2015 — John R. Platt
How the Western Black Rhino Went Extinct

How the Western Black Rhino Went Extinct

Oh what a difference a century makes. At the beginning of the 20th century, an estimated one million black rhinoceroses from four different subspecies roamed the savannas of Africa.

November 13, 2013 — John R. Platt

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