Some Frogs Pee Out Junk From Their Bodies
The Australian green tree frog (Litoria caerulea). It can apparently pee out surgical implants, shunting devices embedded in its their bladder, researchers find.
6 'Lost' Frogs Rediscovered in Haiti's Forests
Macaya Breast-spot Frog, Eleutherodactylus thorectes, a Critically Endangered species in the Massif de la Hotte, Haiti. © Robin Moore/iLCP
In Deadly Frog and Bat Plagues, Eerie Similarities
Panamanian marsupial frog, Hemiphractus fasciatus, getting "swabbed", or tested, for the presence of the microscopic fungal pathogen, Batrachochytrium dendrobatis, which is sweeping through Central America, decimating entire amphibian communities.
Pesticide Turns Male Frogs into Females
The pesticide atrazine can turn male frogs into females that are able to mate and successfully reproduce. Here, two male frogs mating. The larger animal on the bottom has been completely feminized by atrazine exposure and can produce viable eggs.
Frog Egg Cells Key Ingredient in Robotic Nose
Male spiny frogs from the tribe Paini sport spines and powerful forelimbs. The species Quasipaa boulengeri is from the mountains of Sichuan, China.
Endangered Tree Frog Bred In Captivity for the First Time
An adult La loma tree frog (Hyloscirtus colymba).
Emei music frog
An Emei music frog, native to southwest China.
The Smithsonian's National Zoo maintains an active breeding program for the critically endangered Panamanian golden frog.
A male microhylid frog (Liophryne schlaginhaufen) with froglets on his back.