Conservation hopes up for the endangered banana frog restricted to Southwest Ethiopia

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  • February 19, 2016
  • As the natural forest cover in Ethiopia is already less than 3% of what it once has been, the banana frog species, dwelling exclusively in the remnants of the country’s southwestern forests in only two populations, is exposed to a great risk of extinction. Through their survey, a research team, led by Matthias De Beenhouwer, […]

    Under the wing of science: Two methods for aging nestling Carnaby’s cockatoo species

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  • August 25, 2015
  • Multi-year research on two populations of the endangered endemic Carnaby’s cockatoo in southwestern Australia was conducted in order for two separate methods for nestlings aging to be assessed. If accurate enough, Dr. Denis Saunders and his team believe that the results could be vital in the threatened species’ preservation, as explained in the Carnaby’s cockatoo’s […]