Rainforest EXPLORER: News & Notes
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New study finds the brilliant-thighed poison frog can learn its way home

New study finds the brilliant-thighed poison frog can learn its way home | Rainforest EXPLORER:  News & Notes | Scoop.it
Poison dart frogs (Dendropatidae), named for their poisonous secretions used by indigenous tribes to coat blow gun darts, may possess another less deadly talent. According to a recent study, published in the journal Biology Letters, the curiously named brilliant-thighed poison frog (Allobatis femoralis) can use its memory to find its way home through the rainforest.
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New "Bat Frog" Found in Amazon, Named for Ozzy Osbourne

New "Bat Frog" Found in Amazon, Named for Ozzy Osbourne | Rainforest EXPLORER:  News & Notes | Scoop.it
Named for Ozzy Osbourne, Dendropsophus ozzyi males make unusually high-pitched, chirpy calls like a bat, a new study says.
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New species of toad discovered in Amazon rainforest

New species of toad discovered in Amazon rainforest | Rainforest EXPLORER:  News & Notes | Scoop.it
Mongabay.com: Dead-leaf toad uses poison to protect itself and lives in the Peruvian Andes (RT @sandrabuarque: “@guardian: New species of toad discovered in Amazon rainforest http://t.co/wGbdip9w93...
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A shape shifting Frog?

A shape shifting Frog? | Rainforest EXPLORER:  News & Notes | Scoop.it
Pristimantis mutabilisA tale of loss, discovery and a shape-shifting frog, set in the mountain forests of South America.
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See-Through Frogs With Green Bones Discovered in Peru

See-Through Frogs With Green Bones Discovered in Peru | Rainforest EXPLORER:  News & Notes | Scoop.it
Researchers discover four new species of frog in the Peruvian Andes, three of which are see-through.
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Sweet news from the Amazon/Andes of Peru! 

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