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World's smallest frogs discovered in New Guinea

Discussion in 'The Library' started by Rich, Dec 12, 2011.

  1. Rich

    Rich Administrator Staff Member Premium Member

    Field work by researcher Fred Kraus from Bishop Museum, Honolulu has found the world's smallest frogs in southeastern New Guinea. This also makes them the world's smallest tetrapods. The study was published in the open access journal ZooKeys.

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  2. mld

    mld Subscribed User Premium Member

    Now that is one small frog!
  3. kriminaal

    kriminaal HH Block Leader Staff Member Premium Member

    And I thought feeding dart frogs would be challenging.
  4. Merlin

    Merlin Administrator Staff Member Premium Member

    Not to mention trying to find one if it got out!
  5. Anthony14

    Anthony14 Elite Member

    New Guinea still probably holds so many undiscovered wonders...that place really is the crown jewel of biodiversity.

    Anyone seen the show expedition new guinea? They discovered so many new species, two mammals(a bat and a kuskus) a giant rat, tons of moth species and others invertebrates, even a cave dwelling crab.

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