Toads with Big Noses, Fiery Eyes, and More Discovered in Colombia (Pix!)

For over a week, a team of researchers scoured the cloudforests of Chocó, Colombia, looking for amphibian species “lost” to science. Working through damp, cold, conditions, the team’s spirits waned as each day passed without any results. Then, an entirely unexpected discovery proved all the hard work was worthwhile.

Photo Robin Moore/iLCP

In a very short period of time, the team uncovered three amphibian species thought to be entirely new.

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Kirtland Peterson

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