Even more amphibians are endangered than we thought

Source: ScienceDaily

Due to a lack of data on many amphibian species, only about 44 percent of amphibians have up-to-date assessments on their risk of extinction, compared to nearly 100% of both birds and mammals. Now, researchers have used known ecological, geographical, and evolutionary attributes of these data-deficient species to model their extinction risk — and their assessment suggests that at least 1,000 more species are threatened than was previously believed.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/05/190506124115.htm