Biologists have discovered a wealth
of new frog species in the rain
forests of eastern Madagascar, highlighting the astonishing diversity of
life in the tropics and the special
importance of Madagascar as a
wildlife hotspot (African Wildlife, Vol 4, No 2).
At least 106 new frogs and 26
reptiles came to be identified through a 4-year survey conducted by
Ronald Nassbaum and his colleagues at the, University of Michigan
and Antananarivo (in Madagascar).
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