Bleeding Toad

Depok, Indonesia
October 11, 2015 9:19pm CST
Bleeding toad or Leptophryne cruentata an amphibian species endemic to Java, Indonesia, which can only be found in the National Park and Gunung Gede Pangrango Mist Mountain National Park-Salak. In 1976 the estimated population of this frog is still highly abundant. In 1987 and after the eruption of Mount Galunggung population began rarely encountered. So scarce in the period from the 90s to 2003 found only one Red Frog tail around the waterfall Cibeureum. Due to a very narrow distribution area (local endemic) and the population dropped dramatically IUCN Redlist include it in the list of Critically Endangered species (Critical), which is the highest danger level before extinction.
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