The World’s Most Endangered Frogs:
Macaya Breast-spot Frog (Eleutherodactylus thorectes)
Status: Critically-Endangered
One of the smallest frogs in the world, the Macaya breast-spot frog is only found on the Formon and Macaya peaks in southwestern Haiti. The species is expected to decline by 80 percent over the next ten years as a result of habitat destruction. Slash and burn agriculture and the logging of trees for charcoal are driving this loss of habitat.
(read more: Nature - PBS)
photo by Robin Moore

The World’s Most Endangered Frogs:

Macaya Breast-spot Frog (Eleutherodactylus thorectes)

Status: Critically-Endangered

One of the smallest frogs in the world, the Macaya breast-spot frog is only found on the Formon and Macaya peaks in southwestern Haiti. The species is expected to decline by 80 percent over the next ten years as a result of habitat destruction. Slash and burn agriculture and the logging of trees for charcoal are driving this loss of habitat.

(read more: Nature - PBS)

photo by Robin Moore

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