Tag: amphibians

Sep 2, 2016

Angry Desert Frog’s War Cry is Absolutely Terrifying

Angry Desert Frog’s War Cry is Absolutely Terrifying

“Runs into ocean. Hides” – me

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Jul 21, 2015

Picture of the Day: Frog Jumps as Photo is Taken

Picture of the Day: Frog Jumps as Photo is Taken

A frog leaps out of the photographer’s hand just as she snaps the picture. It looks like the frog is entering warp speed!

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Apr 24, 2015

Picture of the Day: Real-Life Kermit the Frog Discovered

Picture of the Day: Real-Life Kermit the Frog Discovered

Photograph by Brian Kubicki Wildlife researcher Brian Kubicki of the Costa Rican Amphibian Research Center has discovered a new species of glass frog that looks strikingly similar to the famous muppet, Kermit the Frog. In a recently published paper, Kubicki details the new species, officially known as Hyalinobatrachium dianae. It is the first glass…

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Jan 7, 2015

Artists Create a Bioluminescent Forest Using Projectors

Artists Create a Bioluminescent Forest Using Projectors

The projection mapping “bioluminescent forest” is made by artists Friedrich van Schoor and Tarek Mawad. The artists spent six weeks in the forest fascinated by the silence and natural occurrences in nature, especially the phenomenon “bioluminescence”. They personified the forest to accentuate the natural beauty by creating luring luminescent plants and glowing magical mushrooms…

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Jan 30, 2014

The Fascinating Story of Clever Birds and Exploding Toads

The Fascinating Story of Clever Birds and Exploding Toads

*WARNING* Some of the footage may be considered graphic as the story involves… exploding toads In 2005, a small pond in Hamburg, Germany became the focus of international attention as roughly 1,000 toads were discovered dead, having seemingly exploded. Dubbed the Pond of Death, the culprit, originally believed to be some kind of virus,…

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