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It is an environmental crisis unfolding in Australia’s backyard as well as around the globe. Where the calls of frogs once filled the air, scientists now hear only silence. Ecosystems are beginning to unravel, and important medical cures are vanishing. A fungus called chytrid has been identified as the major culprit, but no way has yet been found to stop it. In Central Panama, biologists have evacuated frogs from the forest in order to save their lives; today, their facility shelters 58 species of frogs – some of the rarest on Earth. Yet two hours south of the Panama Canal there is a small patch of forest called Burbayar where frogs still seem to be healthy and unaffected, living as they have for millions of years. The question is for how long?

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Baby Frogs Have a Super-Speedy Way to Escape Snakes
How does a frog save itself when it hasn’t even been born?
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New Mating Position Adds to 'Frog Kama Sutra'
All of the nearly 7,000 frog species mate in one of six positions—except for the Bombay night frog, which has introduced a seventh.
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This Frog Uses Its Spiky Face to Deliver a Venomous Headbutt
When Carlos Jared was first ‘stung’ by the venomous face of the Greening’s frog, he didn’t realise what had happened.
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How to Rescue These Adorable Tree Frogs
A new effort hopes to save endemic frogs in a Honduras cloud forest.

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