Category: Amphibians

Frog in duckweed

Why should we save the frogs?

As an amphibian conservation biologist I am often asked ‘why should be bother saving the frogs?’, to which I often give one of two responses. The first is a short summary of the...

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By Brian Gratwicke - Flickr: Xenopus laevis, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=23752908

The Tell-Tale Toad: hero or villain?

The Toad Who Knew Fun fact: pregnancy tests didn’t always come in a neat package you could pick up from a local store. Back in the olden days (1930s), pregnancy tests generally comprised...

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A midwife toad from the population I currently monitor in Cambridge

Britain’s non-native herpetofauna

Britain is a unique island in that throughout most of the last glacial maximum most of the landmass was covered by ice – apart from a small portion in the south of England....

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