'Bizarre!' Frog Tunes Ears to Specific Frequencies
Odorrana tormota frogs, shown here in an illustration, emit high-frequency ultrasound to compete with the din of their noisy surroundings.
Frog Embryos Actively Seek Oxygen
Adult red-eyed treefrogs are the postcard-perfect mascot of tropical biology, but their eye-catching embryos get the cover of the November 2008 issue of the Journal of Experimental Biology.
See-Through Frogs Discovered
A glass frog of the Nymphargus genus potentially new to science discovered in the mountains of the Darien in Colombia. Darien is a mountainous system isolated from the Andes Mountain range and is a recognized for its high biological diversity.
Frogs Find Home in Elephant Dung
One of the species of frog (Sphaerotheca sp.) found in a pile of Asian elephant dung.
Poisonous 'Golden Frog' Discovered
The newly-discovered golden frog of Supata could fit on the tip of your finger.
Frog Dozes in Mud for Years
This burrowing frog (Cyclorana alboguttata) maximizes energy use to survive in a state of torpor for months or even years.
Nearly Extinct California Frog Rediscovered
USGS scientists found this adult mountain yellow-legged frog on June 10 in Tahquitz Creek, a rediscovered population of the endangered frog in the San Jacinto Wilderness, San Bernardino National Forest, California.
New Spiders and Frogs Discovered in Papua New Guinea
A frog, Litoria sp., believed to be new to science, and which uses a loud ringing song to call for a mate, was discovered in a rainforest during a Conservation International (CI) led Rapid Assessment Program (RAP) expedition of Papua New Guinea's highlands wilderness in 2008.
Newfound Frog Species Threatened by Deadly Fungus
The newly describe species of frog, Pristimantis educatoris, was collected in El Cope, in Panama's Omar Torrijos National Park, is about 0.8 to 1.6 inches (2 to 4 centimeters) long and has expanded, round and even finger disks and toes that distinguish it from other, closely related species. Its eye color varies from blood red to yellow-orange above and dark purple to dark grey below. The pupil is horizontal.
World's Smallest Frog Packs Poison Punch
The smallest frog in the world would fit (with room for a buddy) on your fingertip.