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Rio Pescado Stubfoot Toad
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Information
Range Ecuador
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Amphibia
Order Anura
Family Bufonidae
Genus Atelopus
Species Atelopus balios
Conservation Status
CRSpecies
Critically Endangered

The Rio Pescado stubfoot toad (Atelopus balios), is a species of toad in the Bufonidae family. It is endemic to Ecuador. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and rivers. It is threatened by habitat loss. It was previously thought to be extinct, but was recently rediscovered in a hunt for missing amphibians.

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