A recent paper in Zootaxa reported on a Sri Lankan Kandyan dwarf toad (Adenomus kandianus) thought to be extinct:
Zootaxa 3347: 63–68 (15 Jun. 2012) Back from the dead: The world’s rarest toad Adenomus kandianus rediscovered in Sri Lanka
L. J. MENDIS WICKRAMASINGHE, DULAN RANGA VIDANAPATHIRANA
& NETHU WICKRAMASINGHE (Sri Lanka)
The story was picked by some news media:
"Toad is rediscovered 135 years after its 'extinction'