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30

Jan

awkwardsituationist:

shelter from the storm. photos by kutub uddin (more frog pics)

22

Nov

Researchers puzzled by deadly fungus that’s killing Darwin’s frogsThe fungus may have been spread to the frogs by African clawed frogs that were introduced to the region for pregnancy tests.

Researchers puzzled by deadly fungus that’s killing Darwin’s frogs
The fungus may have been spread to the frogs by African clawed frogs that were introduced to the region for pregnancy tests.

21

Oct

Secrets to the biggest frog jumps everSolid frog jumping involves keeping the amphibian warm and also engaging its fight-or-flight response.

Secrets to the biggest frog jumps ever
Solid frog jumping involves keeping the amphibian warm and also engaging its fight-or-flight response.

03

Sep

Tiny frog hears with its mouthThe mouth amplifies the frequencies and that sound is transmitted through tissue and bones in the skull to frog’s the inner ear.

Tiny frog hears with its mouth
The mouth amplifies the frequencies and that sound is transmitted through tissue and bones in the skull to frog’s the inner ear.

08

Aug

16 beautiful but deadly frogs

27

Jul

Pesticides contaminating frogs in California’s national parksThe chemicals, which come from valley farms as well as illegal marijuana gardens, are a contributing factor towards sharp declines in frog populations.

Pesticides contaminating frogs in California’s national parks
The chemicals, which come from valley farms as well as illegal marijuana gardens, are a contributing factor towards sharp declines in frog populations.

16

May

Pregnancy test frog may have spread fatal fungus
African clawed frogs were once widely imported and bred by hospitals because it lays eggs when injected with a pregnant woman’s urine.

Pregnancy test frog may have spread fatal fungus

African clawed frogs were once widely imported and bred by hospitals because it lays eggs when injected with a pregnant woman’s urine.

10

Nov

Andrew Zimmern of the Travel Channel’s “Bizarre Foods” has eaten some strange things on air before, but even the gag-proof host admitted that he had never eaten anything “that’s moved so much” as when he took a taste of frog sashimi. Though most of the frog is served dead (and raw), the meal begins by eating the frog’s fresh, still-beating heart.7 animals eaten alive by humans

Andrew Zimmern of the Travel Channel’s “Bizarre Foods” has eaten some strange things on air before, but even the gag-proof host admitted that he had never eaten anything “that’s moved so much” as when he took a taste of frog sashimi. Though most of the frog is served dead (and raw), the meal begins by eating the frog’s fresh, still-beating heart.
7 animals eaten alive by humans

19

Oct

Rare frog’s thumb dagger helps during mating and duelingThe spike doesn’t seem to be fatal during sex or fighting, unlike other frogs who sport similar talons.

Rare frog’s thumb dagger helps during mating and dueling
The spike doesn’t seem to be fatal during sex or fighting, unlike other frogs who sport similar talons.

17

Aug

earthlynation:

Golden Poison Dart Frog by Source

earthlynation:

Golden Poison Dart Frog by Source