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Amazonian frog has its own ant repellent

Special chemicals covering the skin of a tiny yellow-striped Amazonian frog provide a protective shield that wards off leaf-cutting ants allowing it to live comfortably among them. "It helps the frog blend in, because it ...

dateOct 20, 2016 in Plants & Animals
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Protection for Brazilian wetlands

The results of research carried out by Max Planck scientists provide the basis for new environmental legislation in Brazil. The country's Ministry of the Environment has developed proposals for new regulations to conserve ...

dateSep 14, 2015 in Environment
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