05 Apr '11, 3pm

Froggy fitness: Toxic species prove most athletic | MNN - Mother ...: The deadliest poisonous dart frogs are the...

Froggy fitness: Toxic species prove most athletic | MNN - Mother ...: The deadliest poisonous dart frogs are the...

, which are native to the rain forests of the Amazon, secrete a bitter toxin from their brilliantly patterned skin. Researchers put nearly 500 of these frogs to the test on a hamster wheel-like contraption to find out how athletic each species is. The findings from this amphibian Olympics, published March 28 in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, revealed that the deadliest frogs are also the most vigorous.

Full article: http://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/animals/stories/froggy-f...

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