Fanged Indonesian Frog Gives Birth to Live Tadpoles

January 1, 2015 12:07 PM

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A newly described species of frog gives birth to live tadpoles, and is the only known frog to do so, researchers say.This species of fanged frog lives on Sulawesi Island in Indonesia, and zoologists had chased it for decades because they suspected it would show this unique behaviour.

An international team has now described it for the first time, in a study published in the journal Plos One.

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