BIOLOGY Frog lays tadpoles, not eggs

An amazingkind offrogbreedson the islandofSulawesi, Indonesia, the Meccaof biodiversity.Unlikemost of itscounterparts

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February 6 th, 2015

 

, this species does not layeggs orfertilised eggs, but the larvae’s metamorphosisis already well advanced when they are born. Discovered in1996,Limnonectesare endemic toSulawesi, diverginginto several speciesthat have adaptedtodifferent habitats anddiets.These frogsweigh between2 and900g. .


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