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  • ProAves, Rainforest Trust and Global Wildlife Conservation (GWC) have announced the creation of the Chamicero de Perijá Nature Reserve, the first protected area in northern Colombia’s Serranía de Perijá mountain range.

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  • Endangered poison dart frog gets sanctuary in Colombia.

    05/09/12

    Posted By: Global Wildlife

    A 124-acre nature reserve in the South American nation of Colombia has been created to provide sanctuary to the endangered golden poison dart frog.

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  • A new reserve for the Golden Poison Frog

    05/09/12

    Posted By: Global Wildlife

    The Rana (Spanish for frog) Terribilis Amphibian Reserve has opened for business in Colombia, thanks to the good offices of several biodiversity organizations.

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  • Conservationists are celebrating the establishment of a new nature reserve in Colombia that provides the first sanctuary for the endangered golden poison frog, an animal that also has the distinction of being possibly the world’s deadliest animal.

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  • World’s most toxic frog gets new reserve.

    03/03/12

    Posted By: Global Wildlife

    Touching a wild golden poison frog could kill you within minutes: in fact, a single golden poison frog, whose Latin name Phyllobates terribilis is even more evocative than its common one, is capable of killing 10 humans with its one milligram dose of poison. Yet the deadly nature of this tiny frog has not stopped it from nearing extinction. The Colombian NGO ProAves and partners have helped establish a 50 hectare (124 acre) reserve in the Chocó rainforest.

    Mongabay >
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