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Three new frogs leap into spotlight

When a team of scientists headed into the forests of western Colombia in September, they were hoping to rediscover a long-lost frog species that hadn’t been seen in decades. They never did find the lost species — but today they announced that they’ve come across three previously unknown species of amphibians.

Link to story: http://cosmiclog.nbcnews.com/_news/2010/11/15/5472840-three-new-frogs-leap-into-spotlight

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Therese Tepe

Therese Tepe

Therese Tepe, formerly GWC’s conservation partnerships officer, manages U.S. government-funded biodiversity, forestry, and climate change projects in Southeast Asia and West Africa from Washington D.C. She works closely with both international and in-country partners when implementing these conservation projects. Previously, she had been based in Malaysia working on tiger conservation throughout Asia.

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