Frogs are harvested as food by the millions every year. A new study shows that uncontrolled frog hunting could drive some populations to extinction by midcentury.
June 12, 2020 • ~8 min
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The discovery of a 29 million-year-old fossil heralds the coquí frog, the national symbol of Puerto Rico, as the oldest frog in the Caribbean.
April 8, 2020 • ~5 min
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Beneath their slick skin, some frog skulls sport spines, spikes, and other skeletal secrets called hyperossification.
March 26, 2020 • ~7 min
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Two species of poison frogs from distant parts of the world both feed their young unfertilized, toxin-laced eggs. New research uncovers why.
Nov. 22, 2019 • ~6 min
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A Harvard study is exploring the way humans’ sense of “intuitive physics” of the real world leaves fingerprints on the fictional universes we create.
Nov. 14, 2019 • ~8 min
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The mating calls túngara frogs make have an unfortunate side effect: attracting one of their main predators.
Nov. 11, 2019 • ~6 min
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