“No big deal, this is just a photo of a frog using a leaf as an umbrella.”
“A new study delving into how [a deadly] fungus spreads has now linked chytrid outbreaks in California—one of the more recent areas experiencing huge amphibian die-offs—to the spread of the African clawed frog (Xenopus laevis).”
More happy endangered frog news: “the endangered limosa harlequin frog (Atelopus limosus) has been bred in captivity for the first time. This unbelievably groovy-looking character is native to the tropical lowland forests of eastern Panama.”
Read more here from Mother Jones.
"Transparency is…useful as a means of camouflage in habitats where an escape from visual predators is otherwise impossible, such as the open ocean, which lacks structures to match or hide behind.”
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