Our research on saving the Critically Endangered Intermediate Puddle Frog in Ghana is the first ecological study of Phrynobatrachus intermedius. This project resulted in the rediscovery of the species after 12 years.

Also, through this research we recorded for the first time what we believe to be the male intermediate puddle frog. Until this project, Phrynobatrachus intermedius was only known from two adult females and one juvenile. In addition, we identified several new localities where the species occur within the Ankasa National Park that was previously unknown.

Also, our team increased conservation awareness and interest in the species through the community outreaches that were conducted. A total of 15 outreach events were conducted by project team members to local farmers and community leaders. In a nutshell, about 1000 local people were reached by our conservation outreach program.

Throughout the program, the team had directly learned how to take into account different opinions and paradigms of different stakeholders to find better ways of sharing our knowledge and information more efficiently with different stakeholders. Thus, the team was able to develop varieties of creative communication materials and data sampling, including a novel behavior change   program   used   for   different   campaign   awareness throughout the project timeline. Further work is needed to guarantee the long-term survival of this critically endangered species.

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