er frog (Telmatobius culeus) organized by the Universidad Nacional del Altiplano, Denver Zoo
and the SSC/UICN/CBSG Mesoamerica.
This workshop was a big step for the conser
vation of the frog and joined several researchers, conservationist and different stakeholders. One interesting aspect was that this workshop involved people from Peru and Bolivia so we can join efforts to protect the species and the habitat where this unique species is present. We participated in this meeting sharing all the experiences we had with the species in research, education, capacity building and captive breeding of Telmatobius culeus, another important output was the contacts we obtained with different people and institutions that worked or are working with the species. After all this process we are developing our next steps to work with the species not isolated but working with other partners so we provide better results and
impacts for the conservation of the species.
After this activity we also went to the field to find some in
dividuals in the wild and it was interesting to find different individuals just after some minutes swimming in the lake, the same situation like the Bolivian side of the lake.
Being present in this meeting was very useful for us because helped us to see that we are not alone in this work and that we can work together with more people and try to protect the
amphibian biodiversity and their endangered species.