Panama - Golden Frogs

El Nispero, the little zoo in El Valle de Anton, houses some of the famous Panamanian golden frogs in realistically landscaped glass display cases. These frogs are found in the forests on the outskirts of El Valle and elsewhere in Panama, but they - like amphibians around the world - are threatened by the deadly fungus Chytridiomycosis. The display is carefully sanitized, and constitutes one of the few chances to prevent extinction of these frogs.

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