Monday, August 30, 2010

Pea-sized Frogs!

Researchers from Sarawak and Germany have rediscovered in Borneo what might be the world's smallest frog. What's more, it lives in the pitcher plant Nepenthes ampullaria, which can also be found in Singapore's nature reserves. This frog has been described in the literature, but was not collected for almost a century, perhaps because field workers mistook it for juveniles, but no, those tiny creatures are reproducing adults!

More info:
Photo gallery from Conservation International
Press release

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