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Symington's Robber Frog (Eleutherodactylus symingtoni)

Mohamed bin Zayed Species project number 14259845

Conservation and educational activities for Eleutherodactylus symingtoni (Symington's Robber Frog), a Critically Endangered amphibian of Cuba.

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 14259845) - Symington's Robber Frog - Awarded $5,500 on February 20, 2015

We have four main goals:

1. To rediscover the species in localities where it has not been spotted for more than 25 years.

2. To study the calling phenology of the species and its relationship with environmental factors.

3. To test for the presence of the chytrid fungus in the target species, in two sympatric species and in water samples in the natural habitat.

4. To develop educational actions with local people to promote a long lasting conservation of the specie in their natural environment.

Project 14259845 location - Cuba, North America