Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Thursday, May 20, 2010

Come dance with me!

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

The Pinocchio frog and the world's smallest wallaby discovered in 'lost world'

The long-nosed tree frog is an entirely new species to science. It was discovered on a bag of rice at a campsite

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Friday, May 14, 2010

slow motion frog jump

“Researchers used high-speed cameras and slowed the video to study the jumping abilities of frogs. The team found that the frogs can use their very stretchy muscles to create energy to jump up to more than ten times their length.”

Friday, May 7, 2010

That's a HUGE frog!

He is less than a centimetre long and is gripping for all its worth to the tip of a pencil. But don't be fooled by the size of this baby 'poison dart' frog, its skin is 200 times more toxic than morphine.

The frogs, among the most poisonous amphibians on the planet, are found only in the wild on the western slopes of the Andes in Ecuador, South America.

But now dozens of the rare species have been bred at the Blue Reef Aquarium in Portsmouth, Hampshire.

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Wednesday, May 5, 2010

well, hello there!