Foothill Yellow-legged Frog

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How is a tadpole like a short-sleeved white tee shirt? The answer lies in the Alameda Creek outside San Francisco, California, USA. Ari Daniel Shapiro wades into the issue of dams and biodiversity with two biologists sampling the DNA of this threatened frog in order to save it.

Photo Credit: Alessandro Catenazzi, CC BY-NC-SA

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Have you ever helped another creature – animal, plant, anything – in the way that Jennifer Dever and Sarah Kupferberg are helping foothill yellow legged frogs? Tell us your story!

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