Researchers found that the killer skin fungus wiping out entire species of amphibians originated from East Asia in the 1950s. Then, with trade and other human activities, it spread further across the world and triggered an alarming global epidemic.
Certain components in frogs' skin mucus have the ability to kill the H1 variety of the dreaded influenza virus.
Scientists found a frog that can let it glow like no other.
River Road in Pennsylvania has been closed by the National Park Service to make way for mating amphibians.
Seven new species of night frogs in found India's Western Ghats mountain range.
Gender is such a big issue that it isn't confined to just humans. Researchers from the Yale and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have discovered something extraordinary about frogs: chemicals in road salts used to de-ice paved surfaces alter the sex ratios in nearby frog populations.
Scientists have discovered that increasing temperatures can affect the dietary choices of frogs. Researchers at the Universities of Lisbon and Uppsala studied the behavior of three kinds of amphibians to discover what effect heat waves can have on their diets.
The new species is dubbed a “flasher” frog, so it’s not too surprising that this creature is primarily known for its habit of flashing other animals with its vibrant orange groin. But why?
Peru's environmental agency is currently looking into the mysterious deaths of some 10,000 endangered Titicaca frogs in the south of the Peru.
When the environment that surrounds them is too "noisy," bats shift their gears and adapt by using their secondary sense: echolocation.
The origin of the killer fungus is a mystery, but scientists are up in arms to fight the deadly fungus, using none other than high doses of the fungus itself. Yes, it's a battle of fungus versus itself, as scientists have decided to boost the immunity of frogs by pumping up large amounts of the fungus to their bodies.
Recent research revealed that there is no "smoking gun" to halt or reverse the amphibian decline.
This frog is just one of the world's weirdest frogs. Others include the tomato frog, which appears to have a ketchup skin and the glass frog which has a translucent skin that makes you literally see all the organs inside it.
A genus of tree hole breeding frogs was recently rediscovered in tropical forests of India. Researchers say these frogs – which were thought to be extinct – boast some interesting characteristics, such as living high off the ground and eating their own unfertilized eggs.
Amphibians throughout the world are threatened with extinction due to disease, climate change and habitat loss, among other serious factors. Now, as a kind of New Year resolution, the Amphibian Survival Alliance (ASA) has assigned itself the lofty goal of protecting each and every unique species.