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This Tiny Frog Is The World's Smallest Vertebrate
2012-01-12 10:40:21

A frog species -- discovered in Papua New Guinea by US researchers -- that is less than half the size of a US dime, has been named the world’s smallest vertebrate species, smaller than a fish that won the honor in 2006.

2008-08-03 12:00:17

The smallest snake known to man has been discovered on the Caribbean island of Barbados, a U.S. expert says. Blair Hedges, an evolutionary biologist at Pennsylvania State University, came across the tiny species in a forest in the east of Barbados.

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2008-08-03 10:20:00

The world's smallest species of snake, with adults averaging just under four inches in length, has been identified on the Caribbean island of Barbados.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.