PHOTOS: Over 200 New Amphibians Found in Madagascar

PHOTOS: Over 200 New Amphibians Found in Madagascar
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Rampant habitat destruction in Madagascar may be affecting more species than previously thought, both among amphibians (above, a newfound frog species in the Boophis genus) and other kinds of animals, experts said in May 2009.

The deforestation rate in Madagascar is one of the highest on the planet, with more than 80 percent of the island's forests already lost.
—Photograph courtesy Miguel Vences
 
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