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NZ Herald: Frogs take huge leap of faith

Peter Griffin posted in on July 26th, 2010.

Amelia Wade writes in the New Zealand Herald about a species of frog, discovered by University of Otago scientists, which appears to show that frogs evolved the ability to jump before the ability to land (gracefully). A primitive New Zealand frog has been found to able to jump successfully, but instead of landing on its […]

3 News: Scientists discover ‘screaming’ tadpoles

Peter Griffin posted in on April 16th, 2010.

Dan Satherley writes about the discovery by scientists of tadpoles which let out an audible, high-pitched ‘scream’ when distressed. Previously, it was thought that all tadpoles were mute. An excerpt: (read in full here) “Dr Guillermo Natale was studying the species’ mating calls, when he tried to catch a tadpole in a net. “He told […]

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