or almost a decade there many types of amphibians including the mountain yellow-legged frog of Southern California have been protected under the endangered species act by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services. “If the government is serious about its legal responsibility to save these rare frogs and salamanders in California, it needs to stop dragging its feet and get to work on developing a roadmap for their recovery,” said Collette Adkins Giese, the Center’s herpetofauna attorney. “Every day without a recovery plan is a day these species are left without the help they badly need.” Leer más.