For “Romeo” the Sehuencas water frog, the fate of his species could rest on his first date in more than a decade, BBC reports. After years of trying to find him a mate in the wild, scientists began to think he was the last of his kind, and a year ago, his plight drew mournful headlines. Now, an expedition to a remote cloud forest in Bolivia has returned five wild Sehuencas water frogs—three males and two females. Researchers plan to start a captive breeding program with the goal of reintroducing the frogs to the wild, and, ultimately, saving the species from extinction.
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