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Florida frogs floated from Cuba

Two species of invasive frog which are hopping their way through Florida probably got to the state by hitching a ride on floating debris from Cuba, according to a study published on Wednesday.

dateJan 26, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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Micro-frog springs toxic surprise

A "robber frog" whose body is just 10 millimetres (three-eighths of an inch) long eats toxic mites and exudes their poison on its skin to deter predators, scientists reported on Wednesday.

dateNov 03, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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Halloween Special: The science behind Frankenstein

It has all the makings of a great monster story: an attempt to draw lightning from the sky, a scientist passionate to show that electricity held the secret of life, body parts and, of course, reanimation of ...

dateOct 28, 2010 in Other
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Killer disease decimates UK frog populations

(PhysOrg.com) -- Common frog (Rana temporaria) populations across the UK are suffering dramatic population crashes due to infection from the emerging disease Ranavirus, reveals research published in the Zoological Societ ...

dateOct 07, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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