Fanged frog doesn't lay eggs: 'She squirted tadpoles all over my hand'

January 1, 2015 8:46 PM

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Fanged frog doesn't lay eggs: 'She squirted tadpoles all over my hand'

Most frogs lay eggs which then get fertilized; in a few species, males fertilize the eggs before they are laid. But only one species delivers live tadpoles.

Frogs and other amphibians lay eggs, but mammals give birth to live young, right? Not always. A newly described species of frog gives birth to live tadpoles, and is the only known frog to do so, researchers say.

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