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Hydroelectric endangers amphibian species in BR

Located at an altitude of over 700 meters in a mountainous Atlantic Forest area, the small town of Arvorezinha, in upstate Rio Grande do Sul, in southern Brazil, was the place chosen by the red-belly toad (melanophryniscus admirabillis) as its habitat. The small amphibian’s population is spread over an area that does not exceed 500 meters from the banks of the Forqueta River, which crosses the area. Leer más.

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