Restoring Rare Frogs and Turtles to Yosemite National Park

Restoring Rare Frogs and Turtles to Yosemite National Park

In recent years, with support from Yosemite Conservancy, scientists have started to bring endangered Sierra Nevada yellow-legged frogs back from the brink of extinction by moving them to predator-free lakes. This year, in addition to expanding those efforts, scientists began restoring the populations of two other native water-loving species: California red-legged frogs and Western pond turtles. […]