A critically endangered frog, whose juices are used in virility shakes, finds a new home in captivity, but will researchers be able to save the species?
Also referred to as scrotum frogs, these critically endangered amphibians are the main ingredient in virility shakes.
For the first time, scientists have unearthed and examined the elusive, underground-dwelling tadpoles of the Indian dancing frog.
Bizarre purple frogs found only in India undergo a dramatic change to adopt an underground lifestyle. For instance, they develop strong digging arms and a wedge-shaped skull for burrowing.
A newly described species of frog is so small that it can sit comfortably on the tip of your thumb, and has a distinctive call that sounds like a cricket's chirp.
A recent study of the Brazilian torrent frog, Hylodes japi, shows that the species employs a more nuanced communication system than any other known frog species.
Salamanders are amphibians that look like a cross between a frog and a lizard. Species include newts, mudpuppies and hellbenders.
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