Zootaxa

A rapid international journal for animal taxonomists

Toad rediscovered 135 years after its 'extinction'

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. 2012Back 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)

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"Toad is rediscovered 135 years after its 'extinction'

http://www.stuff.co.nz/science/7144139/Toad-is-rediscovered-135-years-after-its-extinction

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