Endangered tadpoles recently hatched at Chicago’s Brookfield Zoo to be released in Puerto Rico

Endangered tadpoles recently hatched at Chicago’s Brookfield Zoo to be released in Puerto Rico

CHICAGO — Hundreds of endangered tadpoles that have been bred at Chicago’s Brookfield Zoo are actually headed to their homeland.

Greater than 8,000 Puerto Rican crested toad tadpoles will likely be launched to the central mountain vary of Puerto Rico.

It is a part of a conservation program by the Chicago Zoological Society.

Their goal is to assist repopulate the species.

This species of toad is the one one native to the nation. It faces threats from rising sea ranges, habitat alteration, fragmentation, and invasive species, in accordance with consultants.

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