Back from the Dead

“Lost” Long-Fingered Frog rediscovered in Africa after 62 years, scientists say.

In a handy stroke of luck, scientists have rediscovered a “lost” African species: the Bururi long-fingered frog.

Last seen in 1949, the 1.3-inch-long (3.2-centimeter-long) amphibian was found during a December 2011 biodiversity survey in the small central African country of Burundi, scientists announced in March.

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