Puerto Rico’s Coqui Llanero Treefrog Recommended for Endangered Species List

The Associated Press is reporting that United States Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing to list the Puerto Rican coqui llanero treefrog (Eleutherodactylus juanariveroi) as an endangered species. The tiny treefrog is about the size of a human toenail and has a high pitched frequency when communicating with other frogs that can barely be heard by the human ear. The agency has proposed to set aside more than 600 acres of wetlands in the northern portion of the island nation as the frog’s critical habitat. Leer más.