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San Francisco State University

Bryophryne cophites

Caption: A female Bryophryne cophites, one of the frog species used in the study, attending her eggs. The species lives at the very top of the Andes mountains, elevations from 3,200 to 3,800 meters, and is considered endangered by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List.

Credit: Alessandro Catenazzi

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