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Cuban Tree Frog Hitches Ride to Canada

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April 17, 2013
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After hopping onto a shipment from Florida, a tree frog has found a new home in snow-covered Saskatchewan.


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Scientists Take Leap to Resurrect Extinct Frog

Scientists Take Leap to Resurrect Extinct Frog

Reuters (Mar. 20, 2013) — Like the plot of the blockbuster movie 'Jurassic Park,' an effort to revive an extinct species of frog is showing signs of success in a laboratory in Australia. Scientists at the University of Newcastle, part of the so-called Lazarus Project, have taken an important step in bringing the Gastric-brooding Frog back to life, by implanting its "dead" cell DNA into the eggs of a living frog relative. Rob Muir has more.
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'Robo-Frog' the Robotic Romeo Who Gets the Girl

'Robo-Frog' the Robotic Romeo Who Gets the Girl

Reuters (Dec. 6, 2013) — A robotic male frog has helped researchers unveil the mysterious nocturnal mating habits of Panama's tungara frog. 'Robo-frog' was recruited to woo potential mates and shed light on the species' romantic rituals. Jim Drury reports.
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Bears Captured on Camera "Twerking" in National Park

Bears Captured on Camera "Twerking" in National Park

Buzz60 (July 31, 2013) — A park ranger in Alberta, Canada pointed a camera at a tree that bears use to mark their scent, and wound up capturing video of the bears appearing to get their groove on as they rub "twerk"-style against the tree.
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Tree Frogs In Taiwan Use Drains As Mating Call Megaphones

Tree Frogs In Taiwan Use Drains As Mating Call Megaphones

Newsy (June 6, 2014) — Researchers have discovered a certain type of tree frog in Taiwan is using storm drains to amplify their mating calls, kind of like a megaphone. Video provided by Newsy
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