Scientists did not expect to find much water ice on Mars which is likely the third largest water reservoir on Mars.
The world’s smallest frog is Paedophryne amanuensis. The smallest known vertebrate is a species of frog from Papua New Guinea with 7.7 mm (0.30 in) in length. The vertebrate was listed in the Top 10 New Species 2013 by the International Institute for Species Exploration for discoveries made during 2012.View More Meet the Smallest Frog in the World with 7.7 mm in Length
A new species of gold frog has been found in an unexplored mountain in southwestern Ethiopia. The species were discovered in just two days after…View More Uncommon Gold Frog Has Been Found in Southwestern Ethiopia
A new species of frog has been found hiding in plain sight in New York City. University scientists helped discover this new species with scientists from the University of Alabama. For years, biologists mistook the frog for a more widespread variety of leopard frog. This one, however, prefers not to stray far from the Big Apple and has an unusual croak. The frog lives in the city’s ponds and marshes, sometimes within view of the Statue of Liberty, so uncovering the frog’s true identity was a surprise for scientists.View More Scientists Discover New Frog Species
A new family of caecilians, the most enigmatic branch of the amphibians, has been discovered in northeastern India.The animals, which at first glance resemble worms, live in forest soil and are most closely related to an African group of caecilians. The females incubate their young for several months without eating. As reported Royal Society journal Proceedings B, the animals may be threatened by population growth and slash-and-burn agriculture according to scientists. Caecilians are very hard to spot as they live either underground or under leaf litter that lies on the soil.View More New Family of Caecilians Found in India
The smallest frogs have been found in the southeastern New Guinea.The frogs are just third of an inch in length and due to the dark brown color they are almost unnoticed among leaf litter and moss of the rainforest floorView More The Smallest Frogs are Found in New Guinea