Chilean scientists scramble to save last of desert frogs from extinction | Article [AMP] | Reuters

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“The tiny, dark-spotted amphibians, Telmatobius dankoi, had long persisted against all odds in a tiny creek in Chile’s Atacama desert, the world’s driest. But pollution and habitat destruction outside Calama, a fast-growing mining city of 180,000, has pushed the frogs to the brink, scientists say.

The frog’s tragic predicament has now unleashed a new effort in Chile to save them.”

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