Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo working to save endangered Wyoming toad
Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium is breeding the Wyoming toad, which is critically endangered, for release in a wildlife refuge in Wyoming.
Posted: Saturday, July 27, 2013 12:00 am
A breeding program in Omaha is trying to keep a toad in a neighboring state from dying out completely.
The Wyoming toad is considered critically endangered. In fact, the IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals lists the toad as extinct in the wild because it can only be found in only one protected place, a pond in the Mortenson Lake National Wildlife Refuge near Laramie, Wyo.
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Saturday, July 27, 2013 12:00 am.