This ‘starry night’ toad was lost to scientists for decades
Conservation

This ‘starry night’ toad was lost to scientists for decades

There’s a magical mountain on the Colombian coast, said Lina Valencia, a biological anthropologist and Colombia conservation officer at Global Wildlife Conservation. The 18,700-foot peak, Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, is the tallest coastal mountain on Earth. At different elevations, the peak hosts life found nowhere else. At about 6,500 feet up, a black toad,…