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New Frog Species Leaves Scientists' Fingers Yellow


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- 2528 days ago - news.mongabay.com
A beautiful, yellow frog species has been discovered in western Panama, according to a new paper in ZooKeys.



   

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pam w (139)
Tuesday May 22, 2012, 4:17 pm
PLEASE don't tell the Chinese! Next thing you know---they'll all have yellow lips from eating this little guys.
 

Carol H (229)
Tuesday May 22, 2012, 4:24 pm
noted, thank you Cal, I agree with Pam!
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday May 22, 2012, 5:03 pm
Thank you.
 

Shelly Peterson (213)
Tuesday May 22, 2012, 6:43 pm
I never knew that some frogs go from eggs to "froglets"!!..I thought they always went through the tadpole stage!..now I know and am glad to have grown a new braincell today!!..I am also very happy to hear of a new species, as so many have become extict in Panama and are endangered at this time!..Maybe they have evolved and their residual dye will protect them from what is killing off so many others!?!
 

Glamour Girlcat (32)
Tuesday May 22, 2012, 11:15 pm
They must be a brand-new species - their ink isn't even dry!

Oooh, and I love that bubble-throat stud! I'm sure he gets all the girls!
 

Bob P (394)
Wednesday May 23, 2012, 6:17 am
thanks Cal
 

Veronique L (209)
Wednesday May 23, 2012, 6:24 am
Thank you!
 

paul m (93)
Wednesday May 23, 2012, 6:32 am
Thank you ,,,,
 

Cathy Aronson (67)
Wednesday May 23, 2012, 7:27 am
Do they carry little signs reading "Caution....wet paint"?
 

Sandi C (96)
Wednesday May 23, 2012, 10:40 am
I agree with Pam.
 

Kerrie G (116)
Wednesday May 23, 2012, 11:37 am
Noted, thanks.
 

karen lyons kalmenson (10)
Wednesday May 23, 2012, 12:15 pm
not so mellow yellow, quite rightly☺♥☻
 

Rosie Lopez (73)
Wednesday May 23, 2012, 12:28 pm
awesome thanks cal!!
 

jennifer t (41)
Wednesday May 23, 2012, 2:55 pm
Keep these away from barbaric uncivilised Asia or they will end up on the dinner plate
 

. (0)
Wednesday May 23, 2012, 3:43 pm
Great piece.
 

Barb K (1685)
Wednesday May 23, 2012, 3:56 pm
ISH!!
 

John B (185)
Wednesday May 23, 2012, 4:02 pm
Ahhh..the wonder of nature and evolution. Thanks cal for posting the article. Read and noted
 

Anne K (139)
Wednesday May 23, 2012, 7:31 pm
Thanks Cal!

Kye - Lots of animals end up on the dinner plate in Australia, the UK, USA, etc.. People in the USA would probably want to capture the frogs and keep them in small cages as "exotic pets"!
 

Victoria Pohrebna (279)
Thursday May 24, 2012, 1:04 am
Noted. Thank you!
 

Ruth C (87)
Thursday May 24, 2012, 7:15 am
Please leave them ALONE!!!
 
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