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From Angry God to Superhero

From Angry God to Superhero

Scientifically informed comics are some of the best kind, and I’ve got a soft spot for unusual animals outside of the Farm and Zoo toyset species such as the amphibian axolotls.

September 22, 2014 — Glendon Mellow
High-Flying Frog Was Not The First Amphibian To Reach For Outer Space

High-Flying Frog Was Not The First Amphibian To Reach For Outer Space

The internet loves animals, and loves animals in surprising places even more. So when a photo emerged showing a frog flying alongside NASA’s Minotaur V rocket as it lifted off from it’s launchpad in Virginia earlier this month carrying the LADEE spacecraft towards the moon it was an immediate hit.

September 17, 2013 — Jason G. Goldman

Where’s the Amphibian Love? Rally for Your Mosquito-Eating BFFs

If you don’t already love amphibians, you should. Amphibians are useful fellows. Before the FDA approved at-home pregnancy tests in 1976 and they became widely available in 1978, women relied on their doctors to confirm they were pregnant.

April 24, 2015 — Kalliopi Monoyios
Tragically Beautiful

Tragically Beautiful

Source: ScienceArt On View in March/April 2014 on Symbiartic Populations of frogs, salamanders and other amphibians are rapidly declining worldwide, and those that remain are increasingly falling victim to environmental pollutants that cause deformities such as extra limbs and ambiguous sexual organs.

March 12, 2014 — Kalliopi Monoyios

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