Dendropsophus mapinguari was discovered in 2009 but has just been described.
The recovery plan for the California tiger salamander was 10 years in the making.
Microhyla laterite was discovered in laterite rock formations on India's coast.
The frog was discovered in the Biligiri Rangaswamy Temple Tiger Reserve.
Tadpoles of certain frog and toads have been observed feeding on mosquito larvae, but not necessarily the Aedes aegypti mosquito.
It is hoped that assisted reproductive technology can help bolster wild populations of the Eastern Hellbender Salamander.
Horned frogs are known to have painful bites.
Franky’s treefrog was rediscovered by accident by renowned biologist Sathyabhama Das Biju
Xenopus laevis can regenerate functional joints after amputation.
Prisoner finds a frog in the prison yard and releases him when he got out.
DNA, voice recordings, CT scanning of internal anatomy, and chromosome analysis determined the species were new to science.
Dendropsophus bromeliaceus is found in bromeliad plants filled with rainwater.
Acting on a tip, the Calgary Humane Society seized 300+ reptiles, amphibians and arachnids.
It is suggested that coloration plays a role in aggressiveness of strawberry poison frogs.
The Baw Baw frog is critically endangered and is currently known in just a single locality in Australia.
The controversial chemical Virkon was used to clear Mallorcan midwife toad ponds of the Chytrid fungus.
Although not as popular in the pet trade as its larger cousin, the tiger salamander (A. tigrinum), the spotted salamander is an equally impressive animal
Four Japanese giant salamanders from a sister zoo in Japan are now at the Honolulu Zoo.
The enzyme Cyp27c1 helps amphibians see above and below the water
Timonya annae was a small amphibian but it had fangs and gills
Animals that use other defenses such as mimicry, camouflage and warning coloration tend to evolve more efficiently.
The toads were thought to have gone extinct in the 1920s.
The Atlantic Coast leopard frog is quite different from the Southern leopard frog.
One Direction contributes a page in the charity book The Curious Tale Of Fi-Rex
6.9 percent of all frog species will go extinct over the next 100 years.
The horned frog's super sticky tongue helps it to subdue large prey items.
The coqui frog is established on the Big Island of Hawaii but is not yet established on Oahu.
The Kuranda treefrog has been upgraded to endangered from near-threatened.
The next step is for the USFWS to conduct a full status review of the Cascade and Columbia torrent salamanders.
The little ninja frog has an effective way of ridding his nest of wasps
Estrogenic wastes are altering the sexuality of green frogs
Snoop hosting an animal show like a boss.
18 month expedition that began in June has yielded two more potential new herp species
The frog is commonly called a cricket frog or Fejervarya frog.
The parasitic disease is a single-celled microbe related to oyster parasites.
The 1950s era building was destroyed by fire.
Noblella madreselva is from the family of so-called flesh belly frogs, Craugastoridae
Two Brazilian frog species use spiked lips to deliver toxins to predators.
Two North American salamander species are susceptible to Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans
The frog, Indirana Salelkari is named after state ranger forest officer Prakash Salelkar.
The Chiricahua leopard frog is listed as vulnerable by the IUCN
Odontobatrachus natator is actually five distinct species of frog.
About 850 tadpoles were released into two streams in the Santa Monica Mountains.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will analyze certain pesticides on their impact on wildlife in the United States
Alaskan wood frogs can freeze and thaw due to sugar buildup in their bodies.
The giant salamander is listed as near threatened by the IUCN.
Study says frogs that survive exposure to chytrid build resistance to the fungus.
Not all frogs can jump as far as the "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County."
The California red-legged frog is now the official state amphibian of California.
The varying color patterns of dyeing dart frogs affect how potential predators see the frogs.
Man catches and releases American bullfrog back into his private pond.
Decades of strife prevented herpetological expeditions in the Mekong region until the late 1990s, the WWF says in their report, "Mysterious Mekong."