Researchers discover how tree frogs use their bodies to cling to overhanging surfaces (w/ video)
Frog killing fungus found to infect crayfish too
Researchers find retinal rods able to detect photon number distribution
Researchers turn to museums to track down clues in mysterious amphibian declines
There's a crisis among the world's amphibians -- about 40 percent of amphibian species have dwindled in numbers in just three decades. Now, museum jars stuffed full of amphibians may help scientists decide ...
Research shows re-evolution of lost teeth in frogs after more than 200 million years
(PhysOrg.com) -- A new study by a Stony Brook University professor shows that structures that have been evolutionarily lost for hundreds of millions of years can be regained.
Discovery: Some frogs eliminate foreign objects via their bladders
Robot with frog egg smell sensor (w/ Video)
Unique Sulawesi frog gives birth to tadpoles
University of California, Berkeley, herpetologist Jim McGuire was slogging through the rain forests of Indonesia's Sulawesi Island one night this past summer when he grabbed what he thought was a male frog ...
Amazon frogs found to build mental maps of their local area
Warning coloration paved the way for louder, more complex calls in certain species of poisonous frogs
Frogs are well-known for being among the loudest amphibians, but new research indicates that the development of this trait followed another: bright coloration. Scientists have found that the telltale colors ...
Scientists discover new poison dart frog species in Donoso, Panama
A bright orange poison dart frog with a unique call was discovered in Donoso, Panama, and described by researchers from the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute and the Universidad Autónoma de Chiriquí ...
Tree frogs speed up their life cycle when becoming lunch
Think again if you've always believed that events in the life cycle of animals happen consistently, almost rigidly, as part of the natural rhythm of nature. Studies by Sinlan Poo and David Bickford of the ...
Genetics reveal effects of deadly frog fungus
(Phys.org) —A deadly fungus has decimated certain populations of amphibians globally for the past few decades, but scientists remain unclear about the exact mechanisms that lead to its disease.
Frogs with vivid colour markings to ward off predators can also appear invisible
(Phys.org) —Frogs that rely on their vivid colour markings to ward off predators can also appear invisible, Deakin University scientists have discovered.