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A mega species! Critically Endangered. If somebody told me to find a needle in a haystack, it would be an easier task than to find this species. It is one of the rarest species of frogs in the world with its habitat restricted to a very few square kilometres on some peaks of Anaimudi. A very few individuals (~300) are known to survive in a (thankfully!) well-protected habitat. To put it in perspective this can be termed as a Great Indian Bustard of the frog world. One of the biggest threats this species face today is climate change. With the rising temperatures, species like these will be the first to go extinct. The actual size of this frog is that of a human thumbnail. I just cannot express how beautiful it is!