The Frog That Could Save the World: Colombia’s Starry Night Toad

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  • The Starry Night toad was considered extinct for 30 years but is now thriving in Columbia.
  • Arhuaco leader Ruperto Chaparro Villafaña has teamed up with scientists to save these critically endangered animals.
  • He believes that indigenous people and western scientists need to work together to understand the role of the toads in the unique ecosystem of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta.

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