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FROG NEWS

If you give a frog testosterone, it will show you its foot

November 22, 2021 3:00 pm

The researchers say the sex hormone’s influence on the exaggerated leg kick suggests the frogs evolved the intimidating gesture because it exploits their male competitor’s visual system.

Researchers discover new frog species in West Bengal

November 04, 2019 6:18 pm

A recent discovery of a new frog species Polypedates bengalensis, in a residential area in West Bengal points to the vulnerability of little-known species in non-protected areas

'Jumping chicken' poachers keep Karnataka forest officials on their toes

June 26, 2019 5:28 pm

The rising demand for Indian bullfrog meat has forced Karnataka forest officials to be on their toes as large-scale poaching from the state and illegal trade of the same to Goa are expected to take place.

Romeo the Frog finds his Juliet. Their courtship may save a species.

January 23, 2019 8:00 am

Romeo, called the “World’s Loneliest Frog,” started sharing his feelings on Twitter. Things got desperate. He needed a match before he croaked, so last year conservation groups partnered to create a Match.com profile for him.

FROG VIDEOS

NYT ScienceTake | The Science Behind a Frog’s Leap

June 22, 2020 6:13 pm

A frog’s leap is a study in power and accuracy. So how do frogs do it, and what can humans learn from its mechanics?

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