Frogs and Toads
Frogs and toads are a group of amphibians that includes painted frogs, marsupial frogs, tru toads, glass frogs, tree frogs, ghost frogs, shovelnose frogs, Darwin's frogs, and many other groups. There are about 4,380 species of frogs alive today. The articles listed below provide information about the characteristics, classification and evolution of frogs and toads.
Scientists from Boston University have discovered that the embryos of red-eyed tree frogs use up most of the oxygen within their eggs before they hatch.
Scientists from Boston University have discovered that the yellow tree frog, a native to Panama and other regions throughout Central America, is able to lay its eggs on land or in water.
In October 2010, a team of scientists set out for the remote mountains of southern Haiti in search of lost frogs.
In October 2010, a team of scientists set out for the remote mountains of southern Haiti in search of lost frogs. The expedition—led by Dr Robin Moore of Conservation International and Dr. Blair Hedges of Penn State University—was part of a worldwide Conservation International project aimed at finding amphibians that have not been sighted in over a decade and which are feared to be extinct.