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Tetrapod Zoology

In pursuit of Romanian frogs (part III: brown frogs)

Time to look at more of the frogs I encountered in Romania. In the previous article I discussed Western Palaearctic water frogs (the species of Pelophylax). Here in Europe, water frogs live alongside another group of ranid frogs – the brown frogs, the only frogs unambiguously and unquestionably associated with the generic name Rana. Well, [...]

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Tetrapod Zoology

In pursuit of Romanian frogs (part II: WESTERN PALAEARCTIC WATER FROGS!!)

As you’ll recall if you read my recent article on Yellow-bellied toads Bombina variegata you’ll know that I recently wandered about the Romanian countryside, hunting for frogs. You can never have too many frogs and, these days – what with the global amphibian crisis and all – you typically don’t. The good news is that [...]

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