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message 2: by [deleted user] (last edited Nov 22, 2013 05:45PM) (new)

My web browser set off a malware alert for that link, but I found an alternate source:

http://newswatch.nationalgeographic.c...

"Its sister species, the southern Darwin’s frog (R. darwinii) has also suffered catastrophic losses and is near extinction. Both frogs are unique in that fathers incubate fertilized eggs in their vocal sacs—no other amphibians are known to care for their young this way."

A sad loss for biodiversity.


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