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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
- 554 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!



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Ruth Ann W. (198)
Friday December 27, 2013, 4:23 am
Isn't nature the best? Amazing what can be done out there in the natural world.
 

John Gregoire (280)
Friday December 27, 2013, 5:58 am
Noted-thank you for posting!
 

Natasha Salgado (629)
Friday December 27, 2013, 9:58 am
The diversity in nature is fascinating! Thanks
 

Fi T. (18)
Saturday December 28, 2013, 4:02 am
This is how the human harm themselves
 

Jinny L. (79)
Saturday December 28, 2013, 5:00 am
What a unique planet this is. Thanks Kayleen for sharing.
 

AileenAWAY P. (35)
Saturday December 28, 2013, 11:01 am
Thnak you for sharing.
 

M B. (64)
Saturday December 28, 2013, 12:59 pm
I wish I could defend myself like this, LOL.
 

Jav R. (0)
Saturday December 28, 2013, 12:59 pm
Interesante. Muchas gracias.
 

Roger Garin-michaud (130)
Saturday December 28, 2013, 1:07 pm
noted, thanks
 

Birgit W. (156)
Saturday December 28, 2013, 1:39 pm
So do most toads. Thanks.
 

Bob P. (407)
Saturday December 28, 2013, 3:01 pm
interesting thanks Kayleen
 

Nelson Baker (0)
Saturday December 28, 2013, 4:11 pm
Interesting.
 

Suzan F. (145)
Saturday December 28, 2013, 9:19 pm
What a great form of self-protection! Noted.
 

Robert O. (12)
Sunday December 29, 2013, 12:24 am
It's all about survival. Fascinating indeed! Thanks.
 

Ruth S. (303)
Sunday December 29, 2013, 6:10 am
Good way to defend itself!
 

Melania Padilla (197)
Wednesday January 29, 2014, 9:48 am
Love frogs!
 
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