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    Why Poison Frogs Don't Poison Themselves

    Poison frogs harbor some of the most potent neurotoxins we know, yet scientists have long wondered -- how do these frogs keep from...

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    Sep 22, 2017 at 1:13 AM
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    Tiny Brazilian Frogs Are Deaf To Their Own Calls

    Pumpkin toadlets, found on the leaf litter of Brazil's Atlantic forest, are among the smallest frogs in the world. Scientists have now...

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    Forum: The Library

    Sep 22, 2017 at 1:13 AM
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    Efforts To Save Sea Turtles Are A 'global Conservation Success Story'

    A new study of the world's seven sea turtle species provides evidence that their numbers are growing overall (unlike many endangered...

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    Sep 21, 2017 at 1:03 AM
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    Bite Force Research Reveals Dinosaur-eating Frog

    Scientists say that a large, now extinct, frog called Beelzebufo that lived about 68 million years ago in Madagascar would have been...

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    Sep 21, 2017 at 1:03 AM
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    Foster Tadpoles Trigger Parental Instinct In Poison Frogs

    Poison frogs, especially male poison frogs, are very caring parents. After the tadpoles hatch, the males piggyback their offspring to...

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    Forum: The Library

    Sep 21, 2017 at 1:03 AM
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    Emerging Disease Further Jeopardizes North American Frogs

    A deadly amphibian disease called severe Perkinsea infections, or SPI, is the cause of many large-scale frog die-offs in the United...

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    Forum: The Library

    Sep 20, 2017 at 12:52 AM
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    When It Comes To The Threat Of Extinction, Size Matters

    Animals in the Goldilocks zone -- neither too big, nor too small, but just the right size -- face a lower risk of extinction than do...

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    Forum: The Library

    Sep 19, 2017 at 12:32 AM