Ten years of the Sehuencas water frog Romeo lived alone in an Aquarium in a natural history Museum in Bolivia. He was regarded as one of the last of its kind, but Now scientists have found in the cloud forests of the South American country a young female: a Juliet for Romeo. The researchers hope that the frogs breed, and the rare species from extinction.
"she is strong and swims very fast," said biologist Teresa Camacho-Badani from the natural history Museum Alcide d'orbigny in a recent Interview with the Foundation's Global Wildlife Conservation. "Opposites attract. Romeo is very shy Julia - not at all. We believe she is a good partner for Romeo.“Video 11.02.2018, 13:35 Uhr00:34 Min.Risk of extinction: frog 'Romeo' is seeking a partner
Overall, was the Team of Camacho, in his recent Expedition in a stream at the foot of a waterfall five Sehuencas water frogs, three males and two females. You are now under quarantine and to get used to their new environment in the Museum.More about
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in Addition, you will be treated as a precaution against a fungal disease, the amphibians often affects. "We don't want to, that Romeo is on his first Date sick," said Camacho. "If the treatment is completed, we can arrange, hopefully, a romantic Meeting between Romeo and Juliet." The objective is to strengthen the propagation of the frogs, the Population in nature. (dpa)