In this video, we join a scientific mission led by Dr. Lina Valencia, a conservation scientist with rewild.org, as they embark on a journey into the Amazon basin in search of the world’s rarest and most important creatures. The mission is critical as a destructive disease is wiping out thousands of species, leaving a trail of extinction in its wake. With time running out, the team sets out to discover a new species of harlequin toad that may hold the key to ending this devastating pandemic. After traveling hundreds of miles over mountains, through the jungle, and enduring cold mountain rainstorms, the team finally stumbles upon the elusive amphibian, a rare and beautiful harlequin toad, thought to be a new species. The discovery of this toad gives hope for the preservation of these rare creatures and potentially finding a cure for the deadly disease threatening their existence.
The video highlights the importance of preserving these rare creatures and the urgent need for active preservation to save their secrets. Dr. Valencia emphasizes the rarity and beauty of the harlequin toads, describing them as the jewels of the rainforest. She explains that these toads are so rare that the team only came across one after hours of searching in the jungle. The video showcases the importance of pristine environments like the one where the toad was found and the critical role these toads play in the ecosystem. Overall, the video provides a captivating and educational look at the efforts to protect and preserve the world’s rarest toads in the face of extinction.
Video “New Species! World's Rarest Toad Found?” was uploaded on 04/23/2022 by Brave Wilderness Youtube channel.