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Conservation status
Bufo periglenes, the Golden Toad, was last recorded on May 15, 1989
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Lower Risk
  • Near Threatened (NT)
  • Conservation Dependent (CD)
  • Least Concern (LC)
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Other categories
  • Data Deficient (DD)
  • Not Evaluated (NE)
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Related topics

IUCN Red List category abbreviations (version 3.1, 2001)
Comparison of Red list classes above
and NatureServe status below
NatureServe category abbreviations

The conservation status of a species shows how likely it is for that species to survive now or in the future. Many factors affect the conservation status of a species: the number remaining, the overall increase or decrease in the population over time, breeding success rates, known threats, and others.

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