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Paleontologists have discovered the first molecular evidence of pheomelanin, a pigment that causes red hair, in the fossil record.
Female European common frogs will play dead to avoid mating during their "explosive" breeding, where several males attempt to mount one female at the same time.
The Mexican salamander is only found in two lakes and is considered critically endangered, with pollution and invasive predators driving the species' decline.
The funny-looking puffed up frog is only found on the forested slopes of the southern Cape fold mountains in South Africa and spends most of its time underground.
Scientists in Brazil may have observed the first example of an amphibian pollinating a flowering plant.
A previously unknown frog species was discovered in Ecuador and named after fantasy author J. R. R. Tolkien.
Glassfrogs can render themselves nearly invisible while they sleep with a unique trick; they pack nearly 90% of their red blood into one of their organs.
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