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Around of all known species, or types of amphibians, are now at risk of extinction. A new book is trying to draw attention to their plight. amphibians Check out these gorgeous rare amphibians, because they might soon be extinct Most Endangered Animals, Extinct Animals, Rare Animals, Endangered Species, Wild Animals, Reptiles And Amphibians, Mammals, Species Extinction, Wild Elephant
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The week in wildlife – in pictures

A running hare, fighting ponies and a cat that adopted orphan squirrels

Suffocating Salamanders – The Poetry of Science Amphibians, Reptiles, Salamanders, Toad, Traveling By Yourself, Southern, Smokey Mountain, Grey, Princesses

Suffocating Salamanders

Your translucent skin Gasps gently for breath In the Land of the Noonday Sun; A mountainous vista Unexpectedly replaced With Ziploc bags and Moist paper towels As you travel to Transparent incubato…

All across tropical Australia, the arrival of these gigantic alien toads has caused massive die-offs.

How indigenous expertise improves science: the curious case of shy lizards and deadly cane toads

There are exciting synergies between western science and indigenous knowledge. Surprisingly, the success of our Australian predator conservation research was due entirely to its multicultural nature.

The peeps of male Spring Peepers can be heard fairly consistently this time of year. Unlike in the spring, these calls are coming not from bodies of water, but from the woods nearby. And they are single peeps coming from individual peepers, not the chorus of “sleigh bells” one hears in the spring. This phenomenon occurs so regularly in the fall that herpetologists have given it a name – “fall echo.” They speculate that the calling of peepers is spurred by light and temperature conditions…

Spring Peepers Peeping

The peeps of male Spring Peepers can be heard fairly consistently this time of year. Unlike in the spring, these calls are coming not from bodies of water, but from the woods nearby. And they are s…

To us the painted lady butterfly are delicate, living artwork. To these hungry frogs, they're prey waiting to be trapped by their incredible tongue. Frog Food, Planet Earth Ii, Animals Are Beautiful People, Green Sand Beach, Best Youtubers, Amphibians, Natural Wonders, Natural History, Frogs
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Will these Butterflies Become Frog Food? | BBC Earth

To us the painted lady butterfly are delicate, living artwork. To these hungry frogs, they're prey waiting to be trapped by their incredible tongue.Subscribe...

The Eastern hellbender salamander may not be a looker. But its sensitivity to pollution and changing water conditions makes the creature a useful indicator for water quality in rivers and streams.

Snot Otter Emerges Victorious In Vote For Pennsylvania's Official Amphibian

The Eastern hellbender salamander may not be a looker. But its sensitivity to pollution and changing water conditions makes the creature a useful indicator for water quality in rivers and streams.

A golden tree frog rests on a leaf in Langkawi, Malaysia Photograph: Graeme Green Kruger National Park, National Parks, Sand Martin, Sand Game, Kings Island, Isle Of Dogs, Brown Bird, Environmentalist, Game Reserve

The week in wildlife – in pictures

A golden tree frog rests on a leaf in Langkawi, Malaysia

Scientists have discovered that the world’s largest frog, the Goliath frog, builds pond “nests” for their young in the wild by moving rocks weighing up to 4 pounds. They then guard these ponds from … Frog Species, Nest Building, Frog Life, Baby Pool, Heavy Rock, Rock Pools, The Weather Channel, World's Biggest, Find Picture
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How Did the World’s Largest Frog Get So Big? Possibly by Building Its Own Ponds

A new study documents the unique nest-building habits of the Goliath frog

Cane toads are exhausted by releasing their deadly toxin and will go to great lengths not to release it. They far prefer to run or freeze when a predator approaches. Toad, Amphibians, Exhausted, Predator, Freeze, Animals, Art, Art Background, Animales
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New research finds cane toads use poison as a last resort

Cane toads are exhausted by releasing their deadly toxin and will go to great lengths not to release it. They far prefer to run or freeze when a predator approaches.

Red-legged frogs made famous by Mark Twain are thriving in Yosemite Valley after a decades-long absence. Yosemite National Park, National Parks, San Francisco Zoo, Vulnerable Species, Merced River, West Sacramento, Santa Monica Mountains, Natural Pesticides, Alpine Lake

Red-legged frogs thriving in Yosemite after long absence

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. - Red-legged frogs made famous by Mark Twain are thriving in Yosemite Valley after a decades-long absence.

The red-eyed leaf frog is iconic in Costa Rica. I spotted this one in Monteverde; they usually come out at dusk and make a loud, distinct call.

Wide-eyed adventure: Exploring Costa Rica – in pictures

Eric Etchart’s trip to Costa Rica with Exodus Travels was a prize for winning our travel photography competition. His images document an eye-opening journey

Bioaccumulation of methylmercury in wood frogs and spotted salamanders in Vermont vernal pools Dragonfly Larvae, Frog Eggs, Types Of Forests, Vernal Pool, Salamanders, Central Nervous System, Environmental Health, Amphibians, Frogs

Bioaccumulation of methylmercury in wood frogs and spotted salamanders in Vermont vernal pools

Mercury (Hg), and its more biologically available form, methylmercury (MeHg), are powerful neurotoxins that impact development and function of the central nervous system. The Northeast is considered a mercury "hotspot," due largely to airborne mercury emissions originating in the industrialized Midwest. Few studies have examined mercury in northeastern vernal pools, even though these ephemeral wetlands provide critical breeding habitat for several species of amphibians and a diverse…

間違えて♂に抱きつくツチガエル Rana rugosa♂ - YouTube Amphibians, Fish, Pets, Youtube, Animals, Animales, Animaux, Animal Memes, Animal
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間違えて♂に抱きつくツチガエル Rana rugosa♂

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Frog wedding staged in prayer for rain as India swelters in deadly heat Healthy Preschool Snacks, Fun Snacks For Kids, Healthy Foods To Eat, Healthy Snacks, Prayer For Rain, Ham And Cheese Crepes, Food Vocabulary, Iftar, Food Facts
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Frog wedding staged in prayer for rain as India swelters in deadly 50C heat

Heatwave kills 36 as Delhi records highest-ever temperature of 48C

The world’s amphibians are fighting a deadly pandemic: the ancient chytrid fungus. It’s already killed off 90 species of frogs and caused population declines in over 500 others. Amphibians, Mammals, Yellowstone National Park, National Parks, Frog Species, Archaeology News, Frog And Toad, Large Animals, Exotic Pets
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This island is many frogs' last hope for surviving the world's deadliest pathogen

The world’s amphibians are fighting a deadly pandemic: the ancient chytrid fungus. It’s already killed off 90 species of frogs and caused population declines in over 500 others.

THE LIGHT-HEARTED news from Nowheresville as June begins: I am short on garden help these days and long on frogs. [read more…] Chenille Plant, Floating Plants, Columnar Trees, Stone Massage, Trees And Shrubs, Garden, Punctuation, Amphibians, Frogs
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the (mostly froggy, sometimes variegated) news from here

THE LIGHT-HEARTED news from Nowheresville as June begins: I am short on garden help these days and long on frogs. Too bad the latter just