This wood frog can stay frozen all winter until it thaws out in spring. Patrick explains how the frog is physiologically able to freeze and thaw it’s body. Footage from our Rite of Spring episode. Ir al enlace.
The Bornean Flat-headed Frog, Barbourula kalimantanensis, is listed as ‘Endangered’ on the IUCN Red List of Threatened SpeciesTM. This small frog is found in the Kapuas River Basin in Indonesia. It is the only known frog species to have no lungs; instead it gets all the oxygen it needs through its skin. Leer más.
“The sale of endangered animals on the Internet has reached an alarming level, with as much as two-thirds of such sales taking place in the United States,” Leer más.