California commission lists yellow-legged frog as endangered

ABC News | 12/11/2019 | Staff
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- There’s new hope for an endangered California frog that has vanished from half of its habitat.

The state Fish and Game Commission on Wednesday approved protections for five of six populations of the foothill yellow-legged frog.

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The Center for Biological Diversity had sought protection for the stream-dwelling amphibians under California’s Endangered Species Act.

The commission voted to list the frogs as endangered in the Southern Sierra, central and southern coasts. Populations in the Northern Sierra and the Feather River will be listed as threatened.

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The commission determined that frogs on...
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