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Warning Coloration Paved The Way For Louder Calls In Certain Species Of Poisonous Frogs
2014-10-28 03:08:00

Frogs are well-known for being among the loudest amphibians, but new research indicates that the development of this trait followed another: bright coloration.

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2009-08-17 16:00:00

Researchers in China have discovered the first protein-based toxin in an amphibian –a 60 amino acid neurotoxin found in the skin of a Chinese tree frog.


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2008-07-25 15:08:11

The Japanese Tree Frog (Hyla japonica), is a species of tree frog belonging to the genus Hyla. The species is distributed from Hokkaidō to Yakushima in Japan and from Korea along the Ussuri River to northeastern China. The journalist Toyohiro Akiyama carried some Japanese tree frogs with him during his trip to the Mir space station in December 1990. Photo Copyright and Credit

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