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Thailand's Leptobrachium smithi, or Smith's litter frog (above), is among a "lost world" of amphibians discovered in the Greater Mekong during the past ten years.

Several other species were added to the Leptobrachium genus, including one Vietnamese frog found 3,034 feet (925 meters) high.

The rate of frog finds is "phenomenal," according to WWF. In Vietnam, for instance, known frog diversity has doubled since 1999 as a result of intense species-finding expeditions.
—Photograph courtesy Greater Mekong Programme/WWF International
 
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