CT scan showing bony fangs and serrated jawline of frog
A computerized tomography scan showing the bony fangs and finely serrated jawline of a species of frog in the genus Hemiphractus, which are used for capturing prey.
[Research supported by U.S. National Science Foundation grants DGE 1315138, DGE 1842473 and DBI 1701714.]
Learn more in the Florida Museum news story Underbite regained: Species feared extinct is the only frog with true teeth on its lower jaw. (Date of image: 2021; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: Nov. 12, 2022)
Credit: Daniel Paluh, Florida Museum of Natural History
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