15 Jul '11, 1am

50 Incredible Amphibian Facts: Did you know the toxin in one toxic poison dart frog could kill over 90 humans? More:

50 Incredible Amphibian Facts: Did you know the toxin in one toxic poison dart frog could kill over 90 humans? More:

Think you know amphibians? Take our Amphibian Quiz to test your knowledge! Toads use their eyeballs to help them swallow their prey. Amphibians live on all continents except Antarctica. The Spring peeper (Pseudacris crucifer ) can survive the winter season with 65 percent of its body water as ice. Slimy salamanders (Plethodon glutinosus ) produce one of the stickiest substances known to man – it effectively glues shut the mouths of most would-be predators. The Goliath Frog of West Africa is the worlds biggest frog – its body alone can reach almost a foot (12 inches) in length, and it weighs up to 7 lb - and also has the longest leap – easily clearing 10 feet in a single hop. The Chinese giant salamander is the world’s biggest amphibian weighing in at well over 100 pounds and reaching up to two meters in length. The toxin in one individual of the most toxic poison dart frog...

Full article: http://www.conservation.org/campaigns/lost_frogs/pages/fr...

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African Lion facts

African Lion facts

defenders.org 17 Jul '11, 8am

One result of this drought was that both the lions’ prey, weakened with malnutrition, became heavily infested with ticks, ...