Global Wildlife Conservation, Match.com along with the Bolivian Amphibian Initiative have teamed up for a fundraising campaign to find a mate with This specific lonely Sehuencas water frog.
The campaign is actually hoping to raise $15,000 before Valentine’s Day to support the Bolivian Amphibian Initiative’s 10 expeditions to locations where the species was once common.
In his dating profile video, Romeo says that has a Spanish accent, “I am a pretty simple guy. I tend to keep to myself along with love spending nights at home. I also love eating, then again who doesn’t? I bet you are wondering what a frog like me is actually doing in a place like This specific. Well I am here to find my match,” along with then continues that has a sad voice, “Just like you.”
He adds, “Except my situation is actually little bit more urgent. If I don’t find of which one special lady soon, my entire species will be gone as we know of which. No pressure. So, if you believe in love along with want to help an old frog out, please donate to my cause. Adios, amigos.”
Match.com CEO Hesam Hosseini said, “Finding a match for Romeo is actually a fresh challenge for us, yet inside the interest of saving an entire species, we gladly along with confidently accept.” Match.com will match each donation coming from February 9 until Valentine’s Day on the 14th.
Arturo Munoz, founder of the Bolivian Amphibian Initiative along with GWC associate conservation scientist, said, “When biologists collected Romeo 10 years ago, we knew the Sehuencas water frog, like various other amphibians in Bolivia, was in trouble, yet we had no idea we wouldn’t be able to find an individual various other individual in all This specific time.”
Romeo started out to call for a mate about a year after he was brought into captivity along with Munoz pointed out of which those calls have slowed inside the last few years.
“We don’t want him to lose desire, along with we continue to remain hopeful of which others are out there, so we can establish a conservation breeding program to save This specific species,” Munoz said.
Robin Moore, amphibian conservation biologist along with GWC communications director, said, “Romeo may be the entire world’s loneliest frog currently, yet his fate stands to change dramatically with the help of Match along with generous singles along with couples who decide to show their love for Romeo along with our wild world This specific Valentine’s Day.”