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African Frog Defends Itself With Chemicals
Science & Tech  (tags: Africa, animals, discovery, frogs, interesting, news, Research on Evolution and Biodiversity i, science )

Kayleen
- 195 days ago - sciencenews.org
Ants in Africa will eat frogs except for one: the West African savanna frog that protects itself with two peptides that trick the ants into leaving it alone, as logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan. Happy holidays everyone!
60 New Species Found in Suriname
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, animals, Suriname, frogs, research, science, scientists, study )

Michael
- 280 days ago - cbc.ca
Six new frogs, a snake, 11 fish and dozens of insects are among 60 species "potentially new to science" that were discovered during a three-week expedition in Suriname conducted by an international team of scientists.
Frogs Burn Ample Fuel While Freezing Solid
Science & Tech  (tags: research, science, frogs, hibernation, climate change, environment, scientists, study, discovery )

Michael
- 531 days ago - cbc.ca
Frogs that cope with winter weather by freezing into a solid lump may be hit hard by climate change, researchers have found.
Teeniest Creatures Miniature Frogs, Reptiles and More
Science & Tech  (tags: Teeniest, creatures, Miniature, frogs, reptiles, more )

Agnes
- 869 days ago - cbc.ca
This newly discovered species of miniature chameleon lives only on the islet of Nosy Hara in Madagascar. It's one of the smallest lizards in the world. (PLoS ONE)
Three New Frogs Leap Into Spotlight
Science & Tech  (tags: Columbia, discovery, frogs, habitat, interesting, news, rain forests, rare, research, scientists, South America, study, toads, world )

Caree
- 1331 days ago - cosmiclog.msnbc.msn.com
When a team of scientists headed into the forests of western Colombia in September, they were hoping to rediscover a long-lost frog species that hadn't been seen in decades. They never did find the lost species - today they reported that 3 new species of
Fungus Devastates 'Chicken' Frog
Science & Tech  (tags: science, frogs, fungus, research, study, disease, risks, endangered, wildlife )

Dee
- 1940 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
Montserrat's "mountain chicken" frog has become the latest victim of the killer fungal disease that is devastating amphibians worldwide
Ten New Amphibian Species Discovered in Colombia
Science & Tech  (tags: biology, science, amphibians, frogs, wildlife, discovery, Colombia )

Scarlett
- 1984 days ago - sciam.com
Ten new species of amphibians -- including three kinds of poisonous frogs and three transparent-skinned glass frogs -- have been discovered in the mountains of Colombia.
Female Concave-Eared Frogs Draw Mates With Ultrasonic Calls
Science & Tech  (tags: science, research, study, wildlife, frogs, biology, ultrasound )

Jeannine
- 2251 days ago - sciencedaily.com
The female concave-eared torrent frog, Odorrana tormota, has a more direct method of declaring her interest: She emits a high-pitched chirp that to the human ear sounds like that of a bird.
Early Exposure to Common Weed Killer Impairs Amphibian Development
Science & Tech  (tags: research, environment, frogs, reptiles, developmental biology, biotechnology, atrazine, caspase-3, exposure, herbicide, kidney, morphogenesis, organ, tadpoles )

Jeannine
- 2275 days ago - yubanet.com
When exposed to the widely used herbicide atrazine in their early stages of life the common weed killer,once thought to be harmless to animals,disrupts growth of vital organs in amphibians during multiple growth periods.
FROGS KISS & TELL!
Science & Tech  (tags: frogs, kiss-and-tell, science, off-beat )

Fey Catar
- 2282 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
Sci/Tech-FROGS KISS & TELL! Australian scientists have discovered the secret of attraction in frogs.
What Is Killing the Frogs?
Science & Tech  (tags: study, science, frog, frogs )

Michael
- 2311 days ago - abc.net.au
I certainly agree with Mr Oldfield in many of his scientific details, and his encouragement of people to take a more active involvement in caring for their environment, there isn't any reason to believe that frogs will be more affected than, say humans
Scientist Create Transparent Frog: Could End Dissection!
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, frogs, dissection, breeding, japanese, research, scientists, invention, science, animal lovers, animal news, connietalk )

Connie
- 2476 days ago - connietalk.com
Japanese scientists have created this phenomenon by using traditional selective breeding (instead of genetic modification), and by mating the palest wild frogs they could find, the researchers have come up with a frog whose internal organs, eggs, and...
Ancient Tree Frog Found Encased in Amber!
Science & Tech  (tags: frogs, amphibians, odd, amber )

Rachel
- 2696 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
A miner from Mexico's Chiapas state has made the find of a lifetime--a tiny tree frog preserved in amber that could be 25 million years old, a scientist recently announced. The block of amber, or fossilized tree resin, encasing the 0.4-inch...
   

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