By: Nikki M.
In 2008, scientists rediscovered a frog that was declared extinct. But there is a devastating illegal deforestation throughout the park which could lead to the true extinction. They had been known in only Cusuco National Park and Cerro Azul Copan Nation Park in Honduras. Most frogs grow up from the tadpole stage but these frogs do direct development, in which tiny versions of adult frogs emerge from the eggs. They are called rain frogs because they live in moisture and depend on it too. It is still a mystery if this frog was just infected or it was just hard to find, but scientists say that the adults of this frog are looking healthy. (Read more…)