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WHAT WE LOST THIS DECADE

“And what’s also tragic is that scientists haven’t even recorded all of the species of planet Earth. There are likely around 8 or 9 million species on Earth, and we’ve cataloged a bit more than a million. “




The species the world lost this decade

The Rabbs’ fringe-limbed treefrog was unlike any other species on planet Earth. Inhabiting only the forests of Panama, the frog had enormously charismatic brown eyes, and feet so oversized they looked cartoonish. But what made the frog truly special was the way it looked after its tadpoles.