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World's Smallest Frogs Discovered in New Guinea

December 12, 2011

specimens of Paedophryne dekot and P. verrucosa Fieldwork by researcher Fred Kraus from the Bishop Museum in Honolulu has found the world's smallest frogs in southeastern New Guinea. This also makes them the world's smallest tetrapods. The study was published in the open access journal ZooKeys. Full Story

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