# Wednesday, January 18, 2012

_57832300_austin5807dime

This cute little guy is thought to be the world’s smallest frog. Measuring just 7mm long it has recently been discovered in Papua New Guinea. Called Paedophryne amauensis it lives amongst the leaf litter on the forest floor where it is well camouflaged. It was only found when researchers studying frog calls triangulated frog calls in the forest and found they were coming from the forest floor. Putting a handful of leaf litter within a plastic bag revealed the tiny frogs. 

posted on Wednesday, January 18, 2012 9:13:03 AM (GMT Standard Time, UTC+00:00)  #    Comments [0] Trackback
Related posts:
Sowing Seeds
Allotment Progress: Getting Back on Track
A Family Sized Fridge
Spot the Real Cat
Soup
Hayfever Season to Start Early