Reptiles and Amphibians

Mountain chicken frog

Reptiles and amphibians are some of the most threatened groups on the planet. Pressures such as the deadly chytrid fungus , illegal trade, habitat loss and climate change have led to predictions that a large proportion of all reptile and amphibian species could go extinct over the next century. ZSL is working to save several species and to keep tabs on chytrid fungus in the UK. 

Chinese Giant Salamander
A staggering 85% of the top 100 EDGE amphibian species are currently receiving l
Chinese Giant Salamander

ZSL’s EDGE of Existence Programme has been working to protect this Unique...

Mountain chicken frog

Chytrid fungus is threatening populations of unique Caribbean amphibians,...