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2009-05-20 08:10:00

A fatal fungus that has killed hundreds of different kinds of frogs in the US is now harming five different frog species in the Philippines, experts announced on Wednesday. A nationwide survey conducted by US and Filipino scientists discovered that the Philippines is the third country in Asia to be affected by the chytrid fungus. The fungus, which targets the skin of frogs and distresses the arrangement of tadpoles' body parts, is also in Japan and Indonesia. The Luzon striped frog, one of...

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Green Puddle Frog, Occidozyga Lima
2013-07-16 11:00:55

The Green Puddle Frog (Occidozyga lima) known also as the Rough-Skinned Floating Frog, Pearly Skin Puddle Fog, or the Pointed-Tongued Floating Frog, is a species of frog belonging to the Ranidae family. It is located in Bangladesh, China, Cambodia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, and possibly Nepal. Its natural habitats include tropical and subtropical seasonally wet or flooded lowland grassland, rivers, swamps, intermittent freshwater lakes,...

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Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.