• Milestone Reached in Phoenix Zoo's Chiricahua Leopard Frog Head-Starting Program

    9 days ago - By Phoenix Zoo

    There's no hyperbole here; the work being done at The Arthur L. and Elaine V. Johnson Foundation Conservation Center is equally as remarkable as it is inspiring.
    Their work head-starting egg masses and developing and improving husbandry techniques for the federally threatened Chiricahua leopard frog illustrates that assertion perfectly.
    The Zoo works closely with the Arizona Game and Fish Department and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on local, regional and international efforts to save and protect numerous wildlife species. Because of high mortality rates in the wild of Chiricahua...
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