Latest Myobatrachidae Stories
A team of scientists has used sophisticated cloning techniques to revive and reactivate the genome of an extinct Australian frog.
Critically endangered frogs rescued from possible extinction at the hands of a deadly fungus have successfully bred for the first time at the London Zoo.
The Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust reports that a critically endangered frog species has found new hope in a new home.
Conservationists are scouring the world for frog species that are thought to be extinct, but may just be hanging on.
Trying to stay ahead of a deadly disease that has wiped out more than 100 species, scientists at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute continue to discover new frog species in Panama.
The worldâ€™s leading amphibian experts have come together and for the first time identified two major conservation initiatives to protect the amphibians of the world from becoming extinct.
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.
More than 1,000 Chiricahua leopard frog tadpoles are getting a safe start in life in the Phoenix Zoo. Scientists say that in the wild fewer than 100 of the 1,353 tiny tadpoles would be likely to survive through the summer and become frogs, The Arizona Republic reports.
Scientists are rescuing dozens of one of the world's most rarest species of amphibians, the mountain chicken frog.
Catastrophic declines of frog populations have been documented for more than a decade, but until recently scientists knew little about how the loss of frogs alters the larger ecosystem.
The Mexican Burrowing Toad (Rhinophrynus dorsalis) is a species of frog that is found from southern Texas through Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador to Nicaragua and Costa Rica. It is, as its name suggests, a burrowing toad and spends most of its time underground. It is the only species in the genus Rhinophrynus and the family Rhinophrynidae. This species grows to about 3.15 inches in length and usually has red spots on its bloated body with a red stripe along its back. It has...
The Great Barred Frog (Mixophyes fasciolatus) is a species of ground-dwelling frog found in Australia. It inhabits rainforests, Antarctic beech forests or wet sclerophyll forests. This frog breeds in both streams and ponds and calls from the surrounding land. Though a ground-dwelling species, it is most often found near running water where, when threatened, can easily escape by jumping into the water and swimming away. The Great Barred Frog reaches a size of 3.15 inches, and has large,...
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