Preliminary Data on Amphibian Diversity of the Okapi Wildlife Reserve (RFO) in Democratic Republic of the Congo

  title={Preliminary Data on Amphibian Diversity of the Okapi Wildlife Reserve (RFO) in Democratic Republic of the Congo},
  author={Franc Mali and Pionus Katuala Gatate Banda and Zacharie Chifundera Kusamba and Gabriel Badjedjea Babangenge and J. Sebe and Albert L Lokasola and Corneille E N Ewango and Guy Crispin Gembu Tungaluna and Dudu Akaibe},
Amphibians are poorly known in the Okapi Wildlife Reserve (RFO) in DRC, and amphibians are identified as one of the most threatened animal taxa among vertebrates living on Earth. The aim of this study was to inventory amphibians in the Okapi Wildlife Reserve. To do this, amphibians were caught by hand during the day (between 06:00–08:00 hrs) and at night (between 18:00–20:00 hrs). All specimens were photographed, labelled, and preserved in ethanol (70%). Specimens were located by sight and… 
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