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Rhinella atacamensis
Rhinella atacamensis
Sapo de Atacama
Photographer: Pedro Vargas

ID: 0000 0000 0616 0074 (2016-06-02)

Copyright © 2016 Pedro Vargas

  • date of photo  May 2015
  • location   Near Vallenar, Atacama region (Chile)
  • family Bufonidae
  • order Anura
  • class Amphibia
  • habitat  It inhabits the desert Pacific coastal region with Mediterranean influences (including the Chilean matorral) and is found in and
  • notes   Adult male. While abundant at a few sites, it has declined overall and gone locally extinct at some sites. Threats to this species include extensive droughts and water pollution as well as extraction of surface water, mining, agriculture, livestock farming, and timber plantations.
  • photo category: Animal - Amphibian

  • common names   Sapo de Atacama, Sapo de Vallenar (photographer)
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