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Can wood frogs who have frozen and thawed remember their past lives?

Wood frogs are highly philopatric to their breeding ponds. And the fact that they return to the same pond after multiple winters, would indicate that, at the very least, they must retain at least some ...
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How do frogs fight?

I found this article ([free PDF on ResearchGate) from 1989 in Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology entitled "Fighting, assessment, and frequency alteration in Blanchard's cricket frog". The ...
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Is amphibians being descended from fish reflected in the animalia taxonomy?

Fish are a paraphyletic group: that is, any clade containing all fish also contains the tetrapods, which are not fish. For this reason, groups such as the class Pisces seen in older reference works ...
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ID Request: What is this frog? Eastern Long Island, NY USA mixed hardwood forest

It is hard to tell exactly from the photos, but given the location and time of year, it is either a juvenile green frog (Rana clamitans) or juvenile bull frog (Rana catesbeiana).
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Is there any small animal that can jump over a meter high/long?

no animal smaller than 5 cm can jump higher than 1 meter. grasshoppers and locusts have wings which supposedly disqualifies them. https://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/world-records/highest-jump-by-an-...
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Can someone identify the species of this frog/ toad?

Looks to me like an Indus Valley bullfrog (Hoplobatrachus tigerinus). Your specimen would be a bit small, but the species is nocturnal, the area fits and the patterning looks like a decent match as ...
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What is this toad suffering from? Myiasis or chytridiomycosis?

It is a female Bufo Bufo and you are right, there are toad fly (Lucilia bufonivora) larvae/eggs inside her nostrills. These flies lay their eggs inside toads' nostrills (specifically on Bufo Bufos) ...
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How do bullfrogs eat?

I have discovered by further research that bullfrogs hunt primarily at night. So, at night he is probably venturing into the lawn around the pond where there are various insects and smaller frogs, ...
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