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Peru Stubfoot Toad

South America

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Atelopus peruensis

Endangered

Chytrid fungus almost singlehandedly caused the death of the entire species range particularly the individuals living near the freshwater locations.

The Peru Stubfoot Toad is a toad species from the Bufonidae family. It can only be found within the subtropical or tropical high-altitude environments in Peru. There is limited recorded information about its life cycle and behaviour as almost 80% of its population have already been decimated since the latter part of 1990s.