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Image of the Day
How Poison Frogs Avoid Poisoning Themselves
Abby Olena | Sep 21, 2017
Amphibians resist their own chemical defenses with amino acid modifications in the sequence for a target receptor.
Image of the Day: Save the Frogs
Staff | Jun 23, 2017
Small but striking with its eyebrow-like horns, the 6-centimeter smooth horned frog (
) was one of 453 amphibian species in Brazil assessed in a recent conservation study.
Image of the Day: Heart On Your Sleeve
Staff | May 31, 2017
The entire underbelly of a newly discovered glassfrog species (
is see-through, allowing the beholder to peer into its heart.
Image of the Day: Night Crawler
Staff | Apr 17, 2017
is a nocturnal, tree-dwelling frog that lives in the Amazon rainforest.
Image of the Day: Pocket Frogs
Staff | Feb 21, 2017
Four newly discovered species of night frog
are now counted among the smallest frogs in the world.
Image of the Day: A Sticky Situation
Staff | Feb 1, 2017
When a frog’s whip-like tongue hits its prey, its saliva becomes thick and sticky in order to grip the food.
How Traffic Noise Affects Tree Frogs
Richa Malhotra | Jan 18, 2017
Constant exposure to the sounds of a busy road can impact a male European tree frog’s stress levels, immune system, and vocal sac coloration, scientists show.
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Kerry Grens | Oct 17, 2016
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Jenny Rood | Mar 4, 2015
What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes
Unique Frog Breeding
Bob Grant | Jan 5, 2015
A newly described amphibian species engages in internal fertilizations and gives birth to tadpoles.