panamanian golden frog

Species name:

Atelopus zeteki

Description: 

This beautiful golden frog lives in tropical mountain forests and breeds in forest streams. It has the ability to secrete a variety of toxins to protect itself from predators. However, it is critically endangered due to an infectious fungal disease known as chytridiomycosis, deforestation, and water pollution.

Conservation Status: 

Classified as critically endangered by IUCN Red List

Geographic Range:

Panama