07 Dec '11, 7pm

Photos: two new paper clip-sized frogs discovered in Vietnamese mountains

Photos: two new paper clip-sized frogs discovered in Vietnamese mountains

Effort to save world's rarest frogs recognized with conservation award (12/05/2011) An effort to save the world's most endangered amphibians has won mongabay.com's 2011 conservation award. Amphibian Ark — a joint effort of the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums, the IUCN/SSC Conservation Breeding Specialist Group, and the IUCN/SSC Amphibian Specialist Group — is working to evaluate the status of threatened amphibians, raise awareness about the global amphibian extinction crisis, and set up captive breeding programs. The initiative is targeting 500 species that will not survive without captive breeding efforts. Smelly frogs may be key to fighting antibiotic-resistant infections (12/01/2011) Foul smelling frogs may save lives, according to new research in the Journal of Proteome Research. Examining nine species of Chinese frogs, known as "odorous" frogs for their off-pu...

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2011/1207-hance_new_mossfrogs.html

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