Globally Critically endangered (CR) (Source: IUCN Red List)


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    • Balebreviceps hillmani
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    • Bale Mountains Tree Frog

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Bale Mountains Tree Frog Balebreviceps hillmani




June 22, 2009 05:43 AM CEST
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Description from Wikipedia

The Bale Mountains tree frog (Balebreviceps hillmani) is a species of frog in the Brevicipitidae family. It is monotypic within the genus Balebreviceps and endemic to the Bale Mountains of Ethiopia. Its natural habitats are tree heath (Erica arborea) woodlands near the timberline as well as partly cleared mixed forests further down. Despite its entire range being within the Bale Mountains National Park, it is threatened by habitat loss and deterioration (deforestation) caused by cattle grazing,...

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    Source: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.2. . Downloaded on 10 November 2011.
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