VUB-Research Contingent: 2011 call for applications for a Senior Research Fellowship ‘Antimicrobial and bioactive peptide evolution in amphibians’, starting 1 October 2012. Leer más.
The Caretta robber frog is also known as the common tink or dink frog, because of the amazingly loud and musical “tink” sound that the male makes at night during the mating season. This sound has been compared to tapping a wineglass with a piece of silverware. Because their call is so loud and identifiable, they make sure to hide from predators before beginning to sing to attract females. Leer más.
Tree frogs have specially adapted self-cleaning feet which could have practical applications for the medical industry. Leer más.