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Ancient Brazilian Lake Offers Trove of Amphibian Fossils
amphibian illustration Brazil
November 9th, 2015
A mishmash of ancient amphibians and reptiles once swam and hunted prey in an ancient Brazilian tropical lake, a new study finds.
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Mini Frog, Bat with Freakish Tongue Found in Bolivia
frog, robber frog, big headed frog, bolivia, andes, amazon, madidi national park
August 24th, 2015
A "robber frog" with beady, gold-rimmed eyes and a bizarre bat with a record-long tongue are among the menagerie of species discovered during an expedition in Bolivia.
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Kermit the Frog Look-Alike Among 5 New Species Uncovered
costa rican frog
May 1st, 2015
The planet is crawling with critters, but scientists are meeting some of them only just now.
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290-Million-Year-Old Creature Could Sprout New Limbs
October 27th, 2015
If an ancient amphibian lost a limb or a tail, it could simply sprout a new one, according to researchers who found fossil evidence of limb regeneration dating back 290 million years.
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Frogs from Hell: Their Venomous Head Spikes Could Kill You
The frog Corythomantis greeningi has venomous spikes on its head that deliver toxin to would-be predators.
August 6th, 2015
In the wilds of Brazil, researchers have discovered the first frogs with venomous spikes on their heads. Just a gram of this venom could take down tens of humans or thousands of mice.
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Shape-Shifting Frog Can Change Its Skin Texture
Mutable rain frog
March 24th, 2015
A fingernail-size frog that can morph its skin texture from spiny to smooth in just minutes is the first shape-shifting amphibian ever found, according to a new report.
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Kermit the Cannibal? Frogs Sometimes Eat Each Other
A frog eating another frog.
September 4th, 2015
It's a frog-eat-frog world out there.
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Squee! New Absurdly Tiny Frogs Found in Brazil
 A new species of Brachycephalus from Brazil is dwarfed by a human fingertip.
June 4th, 2015
Each smaller than a thumbnail, seven new species of frog have been discovered in the cloud forests of Brazil. Some have warty coverings while others are smooth with spots.
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Kermit the Frog Look-Alike Discovered in Costa Rica
costa rican frog
April 22nd, 2015
The inch-long species, scientifically named Hyalinobatrachium dianae, joins Costa Rica's 13 other glass frogs.
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