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Celebration of Golden Frog's Day held in Panama

08-15-2012 15:18 BJT

Biologist Heidi Ross holds two golden frogs at the reproduction center of El Nispero Zoo, during the celebration of the Golden Frog's Day, in Anton valley, in Code province, Panama, on Aug. 14, 2012. The golden frog or "Atelopus Zeteki", is one of Panama's national simbols and recently has suffer a descent in its population due to the "Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis" fungus caused infection, this fungus attacks frog's skin. Actually there are 10 captive specimens of the species living at the zoo. (Xinhua/Mauricio Valenzuela)

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