Monday, July 9, 2012

Frogs - More Than Just Green

It's hard not to hear the word frog and picture a little green amphibian. Maybe it's the popularity of Kermit The Frog, or maybe it's because here in North America we're not exposed to many colored frogs. But they do exist! In particular, the toad genus Atelopus, which is known for being brighly colored (and very pretty, we might add).

Also known as "harlequin frogs" or "clown frogs", this species is found in Central and South America. Although many are endangered, new Atelopus species are frequently discovered.

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