A few months ago, scientists discovered a ‘new’ frog! So tiny, only the size of a pea when full-grown, this diminutive creature is the second smallest frog in the world. Although specimens of the little creature have been seen in museums for more than 100 years, they had been misidentified as juveniles of other species. The ‘new’ frog, called Microhyla nepenthicola, was discovered living in and around pitcher plants in a national park on the Southeast Asian i...
Atelopus, commonly known as harlequin frogs, is a large genus of true toads from Central and South America, ranging as far north as Costa Rica and as far south as Bolivia. Atelopus are small, generally brightly colored and diurnal. Most species are associated with mid- to high-elevation streams. This genus has been greatly affected by amphibian declines, and many species are now considered endangered, while others already are extinct. (wikipedia)