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Hyper-Realistic Replicas Finally Spare Students—and Declining Frog Populations—From Biology Class Dissections

Rather than contributing to declining frog populations, teachers and high schoolers can simply use these life-like replicas.

Conservationists Successfully Swoop in to Save Last of Known Endangered Frog Species Just in the Nick of Time

These endangered amphibians had been struggling to survive in a dried up riverbed when Chilean conservationists came to their rescue last month.

Cat Gently Petting Tiny Frog is the Serene Moment You Need Today

Friendship comes in all kinds of shapes and sized – but these animals buddies are exceptionally different. A curious cat named Rin-chan was recently introduced...

Frog Mucus Could Kill Flu Viruses For Good

Frog mucus is loaded with molecules that kill bacteria and viruses, and researchers are beginning to investigate it as a potential source for new...

Frog Airlifted For Life-Saving Medical Care After His Lawn Mower Accident

An Australian frog was treated like a prince when he was injured in an accident with a lawn mower — even being airlifted to...

Stephen Colbert and Kermit the Frog Tackle Life’s Big Questions (WATCH)

“Do we have free will, or is there someone controlling our every movement?” That’s a big question philosophers have debated for centuries — but a...

Fun Froggy Sink Could Save Kids’ Lives in Places Where Sanitation is Lax

Any parent who’s ever flown a spoon-shaped “airplane” into a baby’s mouth knows that sometimes, to get kids to do what’s good for them,...

Kermit Lives: New Frog Species Looks Just Like Him

Which came first, the Muppett, or Diane's Bare-Hearted Glass Frog? The eerie similarities between Jim Henson's Kermit the Frog and a new species discovered in...
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How You Can Help Protect Endangered Frogs

You may have heard that frogs are in trouble, with about a third of the world's species currently threatened by a disease called chytrid...
frogs known as chicken frogs surviving re-entry in the wild

Captive-bred Rare Frogs Surviving in the Wild

Three months after releasing captive-bred frogs belonging to a critically endangered species, conservationists reported they are surviving well in their new home on the...
Frog Platypelis - Goncalo Rosa

Frog Bonanza: Up to 36 New Frogs Discovered in Tiny Madagascar Forest

In one of the last surviving lowland forests in Madagascar, an area half the size of Manhattan, researchers found 36 frogs which look to...
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World’s Smallest Frog Discovered in Papua

A frog species that appears to be the world's smallest has been discovered in Papua New Guinea by a US-based team. Finding the frog was...
Hula painted frog - Israel Nature and Parks Authority

Frog Jumps Back From Extinction in Israel

Missing for a half-century and listed as extinct in 1996, the Hula painted frog has been spotted again in northern Israel, its only known...
tree frog in salad - photo by SGV Tribune

Woman Adopts Tree Frog Found in Box of Organic Salad

A South Pasadena woman says when she picked up an organic salad from Costco Monday night, she got a tiny surprise - a live...
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Frogs Show Signs of Comeback From Disease

Frogs across Australia and the US may finally be recovering from a fungal disease that has devastated populations around the world. New surveys suggest...
Oregon spotted frog photo, Dept. of Fish and Wildlife

Prisoners Lovingly Raise Endangered Frogs by Hand‎

In a fenced off-area behind Cedar Creek Correctional Center, two inmates spend nine hours a day feeding and tending their tiny Oregon spotted frog...
reed frog, by Jos Keilgast

Frogs Thought to be Extinct Found After Decades

Conservationists on a mission to find out whether 100 species believed to be extinct are in fact still alive have uncovered their first successes....
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Ninja slugs, Color-changing frogs and Other Weird New Species Discovered

123 new species were discovered in Borneo over the last few years, including a frog with no lungs, a “ninja”...
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‘Extinct’ Frog Species Found Again After 30 Years

A species of frog thought to have been extinct for 30 years has been found in rural Australian farmland, officials said last week....
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Fanged Frog, 162 Other New Species Found in Mekong

A gecko with orange eyes, a bird that would rather walk, and a fanged frog that eats birds are among 163 new species discovered...