6.08.2007

The Coqui & its Cousins: Threatened Migrants

Ancient Frogs Rafted to the Caribbean (by Melinda Wenner, LiveScience - 4.6.07)

DNA evidence suggests that at least 29 million years ago, South American frogs hopped on some sort of natural rafts and drifted until reaching either Central America or the Caribbean islands, where they gave rise to new frog populations.

Why are Frogs Disappearing? (by Andrea Thompson, LiveScience - 1.5.07)

Kermit the Frog is more right now than ever: It’s not easy being green. Or any other color of frog, toad or other amphibian in the world, as rapid changes in the environment are killing off frogs left and right.