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VIETNAM: New Giant Flying Frog Discovered Near City of 9 Million


Animals  (tags: goodnews, GoodNews, animalwelfare, animals, animaladvocates, wildlife, wildanimals, protection, habitat )

Cal
- 620 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Measuring 10 centimeters long, the new species is described as a giant flying frog. Flying frogs don't actually fly, but instead use webs between their hands and feet to glide from one tree to another



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Comments

Teresa W. (691)
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 3:37 pm
Amazing!
 

Birgitta S. (231)
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 4:10 pm
WOW!!
 

John B. (215)
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 4:36 pm
Thanks Cal for the link to the article by Jeremy Hance. Marvelous discovery. but apparently loss of habitat will be its demise it would seem. Read and noted.
 

MmAwayAwhile M. (457)
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 10:57 pm
Thank you for this, I did need a smile and HOPE!!! xx Cal you are the BEST!!!!!
 

Danuta Watola (1201)
Thursday January 10, 2013, 2:13 am
noted
 

Cristina M. (132)
Thursday January 10, 2013, 2:33 am
Exciting and amazing! Thanks Cal! Glad to read some good news for a change
 

Carol H. (229)
Thursday January 10, 2013, 4:09 am
noted, thanks Cal
 

Tanya W. (51)
Thursday January 10, 2013, 4:24 am
Wow, noted thanks.
 

Ro H. (0)
Thursday January 10, 2013, 5:22 am
awesome
 

Dinesh Kumar (1)
Thursday January 10, 2013, 5:23 am
What a great NEWS when lots of species are struggling from threat created by human being among them such news always give a reason to smile.
 

Kip Mapes (28)
Thursday January 10, 2013, 5:35 am
Wonderful! Our good Lord made so much diversity in his world.Wish everybody really truely appreciated it. Nice to see.:-)
 

Natasha Salgado (520)
Thursday January 10, 2013, 7:55 am
Very exciting!!! Mankind will eventually find a way to run this frog outta town.
 

Winn Adams (192)
Thursday January 10, 2013, 12:13 pm
Wow!
 

Natalie V. (27)
Thursday January 10, 2013, 3:55 pm
noted
 

katarzyna phillips (6)
Friday January 11, 2013, 2:46 am
lovely! i have an acf. shame about it facing extinction, hopefully it was found in time!
 
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