The species was discovered during an expedition to study a similar rainfrog.
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Scientists recently described two new species of clown tree frogs, re-evaluating how the frogs were previously identified.
What does British naturalist and broadcaster Sir David Attenborough have in common with the Finnish founder of a symphonic metal band?
Four newly discovered frog species from India are small enough to perch on a thumbnail with room to spare.
Some of the smallest known frogs in the world were recently discovered following a five-year survey in India.
Would you like to cross paths with a hairy tarantula from Colombia or a Thai newt that looks like a "Star Trek" Klingon? If the answer is yes, you're in good company.
From lush wetlands to vast cave networks, the island of Cuba hosts ecosystems that are teeming with life.
From toxic toads to brilliant butterflies, Cuba hosts a diverse array of animals, many of which are unique to its island ecosystems.
If predators come calling, a red-eyed tree frog embryo can drop out of its egg to safety in a matter of seconds.
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.