So are you one of the quarter-million people who have seen the Japanese giant salamander on YouTube? If so, good for you. As you can see below, it showed up on twitter … [Read full article]
These 7 Legged Frog Images by Brandon Ballengee are 100% Real
Photographer Brandon Ballengee created these striking photos by chemically clearing and staining terminally deformed, 7 legged frogs he found out in nature and scanning them.
8 New Frog Species Discovered
In Peak Wilderness, Central Hills, of Sri Lanka eight new frog species have been discovered. Seven of them are already in danger of extinction. Research was conducted in a period … [Read full article]
Extinct Frog Species Cloned
No, it isn’t news of a full extinct species restoration, but scientists did successfully clone cells from an extinct frog species. Researchers in Australia used somatic cell nuclear transfer to … [Read full article]
Sudden Fish Kills, Bird Die-offs, and Other "Fortean" Events
Seems like you can’t swing a dead…um, strike that. It’s hard to miss the wave of news coverage of late concerning the mysterious die-offs of flocks of birds (in two … [Read full article]
40% of Lizard Populations World-Wide Face Extinction from Global Warming
Lizards are fairly robust and adaptive creatures owing to their ability to tolerate high body temperatures and resist water loss, but warming trends seem to be pushing temperatures past the thermal threshold that these reptiles need for successful reproduction and long-term survival.
New Frog Species Discovered in Costa Rica
University of Costa Rica scientists discovered a new species of frog in a mountainous region of their country. The frog is about 2 cm. in length and lives in the … [Read full article]