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IDs L-R by row number: 1: Pedostibes tuberculosus, Ghatophryne ornata, Duttaphrynus melanostictus, Hylarana sp., Hylarana sp., Clinotarsus curtipes
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- Each of these images is cropped from a macro image of a live frog photographed in the wild.
- None of them were harmed.
Tiktaalik roseae - Between fish and land animal
Tiktaalik is a new species that was disovered in 2006 that has fish like features and features like a land animal. They have features of fish as well as tretrapods. Several fossils have been discovered of this fish. An extant fish Alligator Gar resembles the Tiktaalik most. Click here for more details.
Why the platypus will never have a stomach
Researchers have found that the animals without stomachs have completely lost the complex genes required for gastric digestion. Click here to read more.
Hexagonal North Pole of Saturn
There is a hexagonal cloud over the North Pole of Saturn. This was first discovered in 1980s and astronomers are trying to understand why this is happening. Click here to read more.