This handout picture obtained from Global Wildlife Conservation on February 9, 2018 shows a Sehuencas water frog (Telmatobius yuracare) named "Romeo" kept in a tank at the Natural History Museum in Cochabamba, Bolivia.

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Romeo lives within the Cochabamba Pure Historical past Museum and there might solely be 5 years left to save lots of his species

Conservationists in Bolivia are scouring the nation to discover a mate for a childless frog who they concern stands out as the final of his species.

Romeo, a 10-year-old Sehuencas water frog, has been calling in useless for a mate for the previous 9 years.

A relationship web site donated to the search, and even gave him a profile that claims he’s “in search of my Juliet”.

Scientists are actually looking streams and rivers for a feminine with whom a breeding programme will be began.

“We do not need him to lose hope,” Arturo Munoz, a conservation scientist, instructed AFP information company.

“We proceed to stay hopeful that others are on the market so we will set up a conservation breeding programme to save lots of this species,” he stated.

However conservationists should be fast, as Sehuencas water frogs do not typically stay past 15.

Which means Romeo, who lives in a tank within the Cochabamba Pure Historical past Museum, has round 5 years to save lots of his species.

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Romeo has been given a web based relationship profile

As a part of a marketing campaign to boost $15,000 (£10,800) earlier than Valentine’s Day, the dating website Match created a profile for Romeo full with an image and important data.

“To not begin this off tremendous heavy or something, however I am actually the final of my species,” the profile reads.

“I are inclined to maintain to myself and have one of the best nights simply chilling at house, possibly binge-watching the waters round me.”

It provides: “I simply want one other Sehuencas like myself. In any other case, my total existence as we all know it’s over (no huge deal).”