Contact: Lee Clippard
University of Texas at Austin
Caption: The California border region has many threatened species, species with small ranges, and human-created barriers to animal migration. Lasky et. al. highlight two species at risk, the Arroyo Toad, which is federally endangered, and the Colorado Desert Fringe-toed Lizard, which is a federal species of concern.
Credit: Jesse Lasky, The University of Texas at Austin
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