Wednesday, 29 October 2014

Rare bush frog breeds in bamboo, researchers discover

Date:
October 28, 2014

Source:
National University of Singapore

Summary:
Researchers have discovered a new reproductive mode in frogs and toads -- breeding and laying direct developing eggs in live bamboo with narrow openings -- which was observed in the white spotted bush frog (Raorchestes chalazodes). This critically endangered frog is currently only one of two species known to adopt this novel reproductive strategy.



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