Highlands of diversity: Another new chameleon from the Bale region, Ethiopia

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  • March 23, 2021
  • The Bale Mountains in south-central Ethiopia are considered to be one of the most unique centers of endemism, with an extraordinary number of plants and animals that can only be found there. Numerous species are already known from this Afromontane high-elevation plateau, making it a biodiversity hotspot, but ongoing research continues to reveal the presence […]

    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, […]