Scientists Discover Fanged Frog Gives Birth To Live Tadpoles

January 1, 2015 2:13 PM

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Frogs are known to reproduce much different than humans do, spawning or laying eggs from which hatch tadpoles that later develop into froglets. There are of course some differences according to species but none reproduce like the frog recently discovered by researchers from the University of California in Berkeley.

Jim McGuire, a herpetologist from UC found this rare species as he was traveling around the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, located east of Borneo. He initially thought the frog was alone but as he picked it up, he noticed he had tadpoles all over his hand. He soon realized that it was actually a fem...

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