The US banned trade in salamanders for spreading a disease that threatened wild populations.
The fascination and admiration of the natural environment may draw people closer to it, but it's crucial to remain responsible about any desire to own a piece.
Gotcha, five times faster than the blink of an eye.
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How do a frog's tongue and saliva work together to be sticky enough to lift 1.4 times the animal's body weight? Painstaking lab work found their spit switches between two distinct phases to nab prey.
The Cape peninsula moss frog is smaller than 20mm and is, therefore, hard to monitor.
A robust technique using the wonders of digital media has helped researchers understand how threatened species like frogs are faring on our globally changing planet.
A nasty fungus killed 85% of Dominica's mountain chicken frogs in just 18 months – but the species lives on.
This particular male, calling on a rock, may be the last hope for his species.
Photo Sarah-Louise Adams, Durrell
Scientists are working to bring this large, unique frog back from the brink of extinction.
Frogs in the Western Cape area of South Africa are susceptible to climate change.
Climate change may threaten the survival of the Cape frog. The solution could lie in creating corridors for them to move to new habitats and more suitable climate spaces.
The Northern Corroboree frog is among seven species at grave risk from fungal disease.
Chytrid fungus has already wiped out six species of Australian frogs since the disease arrived in the 1970s. Without urgent action, seven more are facing extinction.
Frog chytrid may have been spread by humans. It is a fungus that has decimated amphibian species.
As much as animals may pass on viruses to humans, humans pass on viruses which are sometimes lethal to the animal world as well.
Brachycephalus verrucosus: packing some punch.
It's the size of a fingernail but could do you some serious damage – numbness, incontinence, and muscular paralysis.
These frogs are among the world’s smallest vertebrates.
These tiny creatures have ditched tadpoles and extra toes to make the most of their habitat.
A Madagascan bright-eyed frog (Boophis rappiodes), one of more than 400 species on the island.
The chytrid fungal disease that has ravaged amphibians worldwide has reached Madagascar. But it's possible this could be a blessing in disguise.
A South American frog species has a tongue sticky enough to pull weights up to three times its own body weight. Researchers…
Some 14 new species of dancing frogs have been found in the mountains of India, but researchers say changing habitats puts…
Frogs living in wildlife refuges across the US were examined over ten years to reveal that abnormalities are actually much…
A South American frog named after Charles Darwin may be extinct from a deadly amphibian disease. Scientists at the Zoological…
The male green poison-dart frog is able to deliver bold mating calls to females while being less conspicuous to potential…
This tiny tinker frog is lives in the gullies of Queensland rainforests.
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South-west of the port of Gladstone in Queensland lies Kroombit Tops National Park, housing many plants and animals, some of them unique. The reserve includes steep escarpments with wet, rainforest gullies…
Compared to tree frogs (Rhacophorus pardalis), torrent frogs (Staurois guttatus) are better able to attach to extremely wet…
X-ray imaging of tiny frogs’ bodies show that their big mouths resonate best around the frequency of the male’s calls - meaning…
There are fewer than 50 Southern Corroboree Frogs in the wild.
High up in the sub-alpine bogs of the Snowy Mountains lives one of Australia’s most iconic and rarest creatures, the Southern Corroboree Frog (Pseudophryne corroboree). This small, vividly-coloured species…