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San Bernardino NWR Works with Private Landowner to Move Chiricahua Leopard Frog Eggs
Southwest Region, March 11, 2009
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Refuge staff assisted an adjacent private landowner with the transport and relocation of approximately 1,500 Chiricahua leopard frog eggs.  The Magoffin Ranch is one of the few places where Chiricahua leopard frogs are still found in strong numbers and without the non-native bullfrog.  The Magoffin Ranch has been working with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife for many years to provide habitat for this listed species and has been very successful in their endeavors.  Eggs were moved under refuge permits and a safe harbor agreement with the Malpai Borderlands Group.

Contact Info: Christopher Lohrengel, 520-364-2104 x.106, chris_lohrengel@fws.gov



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