09-07-2009 - Rainbow Canyon Frog
The study is aimed to unveil aspects of life history traits of some of the most peculiar amphibians of the Isalo Massif. southern-central Madagascar. In particular, the rainbow frog, Scaphiophryne gottlebei, is much underknown in terms of its biology, since it is fossorial for most of its life. The project includes radiotracking and populations studies, also useful for defining conservation strategies.
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