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June 24, 2016



You Can’t Eat What You Can’t See

Did you know that frogs only eat flies that are in motion?

June 21, 2016



Levitating Frogs?

Everything has a weak magnetic pull, which when exposed to a permanent magnet, can be made to levitate.

August 3, 2015


Borneo tree frog on tree limb

The Sexiest Frog in Borneo

Male frogs are very skillful singers that use various techniques to tug on females' heart strings.

May 4, 2015


frog on tree branch

Don’t Kiss That Frog

Frogs are fairy-tale creatures in their own right.

May 15, 2014


A brown frog against a white background.

Antibiotic Frogs 

Could amphibians help us defeat superbugs someday? Some researchers think so.

December 13, 2013


A large frog adorned with a crown poses near a smaller frog adorned with a crown.

Multitasking Frogs

So you want to impress a potential mate? According to the grey tree frog, multitasking is the key to sexual attraction.

September 19, 2010



Do Frogs Have A Weapon To Fight Antibiotic-Resistant Superbugs?

Scientists claim they may have found a new way to fight antibiotic-resistant superbugs...with a little help from frogs!

October 17, 2007


Nihon-Ama-Gaeru Japanese Tree Frog

How to Heave Your Guts

You've heard the expression "to heave your guts" used to refer to vomiting. In the case of frogs and toads, "heaving your guts" can have a literal connotation.

June 1, 2007


magnets are used to levitate a live frog

Levitating Frogs?

While it might take a unbelievable magnet to levitate a frog, there are magnetic forces in everything around us, including ourselves!

December 9, 2003


Frog Serenade

Have you ever wondered why we describe the sound a frog makes as "ribbit"? Chances are, you've never heard a frog actually say "ribbit." Why is that?

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