12 Jan '12, 3pm

Wow, check out these teeny tiny frogs! - World's tiniest frogs found in Papua New Guinea

Wow, check out these teeny tiny frogs! - World's tiniest frogs found in Papua New Guinea

With voices hardly louder than an insect's buzz, the tiniest frogs ever discovered are smaller than a coin and hop about the rainforest of the tropical island of Papua New Guinea, U.S. scientists said Wednesday. WorldShares lets you earn donations for your favorite nonprofit. Earn up to 20 points now. Learn More Earn Points What's this? Comments Email Twitter Stumble Digg Share Not only are these little peepers with the big names — Paedophryne amauensis and Paedophryne swiftorum — the smallest frogs known to man, they are also believed to be the smallest vertebrates on Earth, said the report in the science journal PLoS ONE. Until now the smallest vertebrate was believed to be a transparent Indonesian fish known as Paedocypris progenetica that averaged about one-third of an inch. The largest vertebrate is the blue whale, measuring about 25.8 meters. The little land frog Pae...

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World's tiniest frogs, recently discovered in Papua New Guinea, are smaller than a coin

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straitstimes.com 12 Jan '12, 2am

This photo received Jan 11, 2012 courtesy of Christopher Austin at Louisiana State University (LSU) in Baton Rouge, Louisi...

This is the smallest frog in the world:

This is the smallest frog in the world:

grist.org 12 Jan '12, 5pm

Scientists thought they had found the world's smallest frog just a month ago, when a researcher announced he'd found coin-...