November 19, 2019

059 Rediscovered Species Special

In a slightly shambolic episode we mix up the format, this Bi-week we take a look at some lost species and their recent rediscoveries. FULL REFERENCE LIST AVAILABLE AT:



1) Jackson’s climbing salamander (Bolitoglossa jacksoni)

2) Pygmy blue tongue skink (Tiliqua adelaidensis)

Milne, T., Bull, C. M., & Hutchinson, M. N. (2003). Use of burrows by the endangered pygmy blue-tongue lizard, Tiliqua adelaidensis (Scincidae). Wildlife Research, 30(5), 523-528.

Milne T, Bull CM, Hutchinson M (2003). "Fitness of the endangered pygmy blue tongue lizard Tiliqua adelaidensis in artificial burrows". Journal of Herpetology. 37 (4): 762–765.

Funny skink video: 

3) Palawan Forest Turtle (Siebenrockiella leytensis)

4) Bornean rainbow toad (Ansonia latidisca)

5) Albany Adder (Bitis albanica)

6) Inland taipan (Oxyuranus microlepidota) 

7) Armoured Mistfrog, Armoured Frog (Litoria lorica)

8) Arakan Forest Turtle (Heosemys depressa)

Platt, S. G., Myo, K. M., Ko, W. K., Maung, A., & Rainwater, T. R. (2010). Field observations and conservation of Heosemys depressa in the Rakhine Yoma Elephant Range of western Myanmar. Chelonian Conservation and Biology, 9(1), 114-119.

9) Allan's lerista, Greater Robust Fine-lined Slider, Retro slider (Lerista allanae)

10) Cropan’s boa (Corallus cropanii) 

11) Andayapa Andes Toad (Rhaebo olallai)

Other lost species:


Intro/outro – Treehouse by Ed Nelson

Other Music – The Passion HiFi,

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