Posted by: Sandy Steinman | October 11, 2016

The Last Known Rabb’s Fringe-Limbed Tree Frog Dies

Smithsonian Magazine reported on the death of Toughie the last know Ragg’s Fringe-limbed Tree Frog

By some estimates, dozens of species go extinct on planet Earth each day. That means there are likely hundreds or thousands of animals living out their last days as the only surviving member of their species. But few of them have a name, or even a Wikipedia page like Toughie, the last known Rabbs’ fringe-limbed tree frog, who passed away at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens late last week.

Read full story at  Adiós, Toughie: The Last Known Rabb’s Fringe-Limbed Tree Frog Dies in Atlanta | Smart News | Smithsonian

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