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The EWT runs on-the-ground conservation projects throughout South Africa and into the rest of Africa. Help us protect our planet!
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The EWT Sep 17
Today marked a historic leap forward for and a conservation success story for the Pickensgill's Reed Frog . Thank you & .
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The EWT Sep 17
Small but mighty important to the health of a ecosystem. Picknesergill's Reed Frogs are
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The EWT Sep 17
The Pickersgill's Reed Frog is finally ! 🐸
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Community Development Sep 17
releasing the first of 200 Pickersgill Reed Frogs bred at the 🐸
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The EWT Sep 17
Dr. Jeanne Tarrent coming from the Pickersgill's Reed Frog release at Mount Moreland.
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The EWT Sep 17
Great crowd at the ceremonial release of the Pickersgill's Reed Frog!
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Community Development Sep 17
Based on the MOU between and , the Zoo was able to collect wild specimens from various geographical sites, breeding them in the Zoo and maintaining healthy populations up to F2-generation. 🐸
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Community Development Sep 17
New species will be introduced into the programme and a detailed husbandry manual containing all the ground-breaking discoveries will be published. 🐸
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Community Development Sep 17
Today, the first ever captive bred ex-situ population is to be released back into their natural habitat, assisting to create a sustainable population by improving the numbers of this frog in the wild. 🐸
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Community Development Sep 17
With successful reintroduction, the project will have reached one of its main objectives, enabling the endangered Pickersgill Reed Frog to survive in pertuity in the wild 🐸
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Community Development Sep 17
This project concentrates mostly on SA's amphians with the first endangered species, the Pickersgill Reed Frog, introduced into the programme. 🐸
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Community Development Sep 17
"Frogs feed on mosquitoes, protecting us from such things as malaria. They also clean our wetlands, ensuring we have clean water." Well done to 's for this groundbreaking work! 🐸
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Community Development Sep 17
"Working together, we can save our tomorrow as demonstrated by the partnership between , , and others." Mr Barney Kgope, Acting Chief Director of Biodiversity Planning and Management. 🐸
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Community Development Sep 17
" and are creating history in South Africa today." Barney Kgope - Acting Chief Director of Biodiversity Planning and Management 🐸
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Community Development Sep 17
"The Pickersgill Reed Frog is important to coastal wetlands, which are important to people in terms of clean water provision." 🐸
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The EWT Sep 17
Prepping for the ceremonial release of the Pickersgill's Reed Frog.
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Community Development Sep 17
"Well done to the team for all the hard work in the collection and breeding of the Pickersgill Reed Frog. They have ensured that generations to come get to see this species." Mr Ian Du Plessis 🐸
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The EWT Sep 17
"Each and every of these animals is of sound genetic variation." Prof. Antoinette Kotze
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Community Development Sep 17
"It is the dedication of the staff at that has resulted in the success we are about to witness today." Dr Adrian Armstrong of 🐸
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JoburgParksZoo Sep 17
Expert Insights about the Pickersgill’s Reed Frog reintroduction
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