Atelopus quimbaya

Atelopus quimbaya

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Atelopus quimbaya

Atelopus quimbaya is a species of toad in the family Bufonidae. It is endemic to Colombia and known from the western slopes of the Cordillera Central in Risaralda, Quindío, and Caldas Departments. Its natural habitats are sub-Andean and Andean forests at altitudes of 1,650–2,940 m above sea level. Chytridiomycosis is a serious risk to this rare species.

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1. Atelopus quimbaya Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atelopus_quimbaya
2. Atelopus quimbaya on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/54545/49537609

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