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By Author: Dr Jodi Rowley

Gone before we know they exist?

Unknown diversity of tiny brown frogs just discovered, but some undiscovered species may already be extinct.

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Category: AMRI, Date: 01 Jun 2015

Frogs in the trees

In making the transition from the swamp to the tree-tops, different groups of frogs have evolved in remarkably similar ways.

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Category: Science, Date: 21 Apr 2015

A new, fire-eyed, frog discovered in the forests of Vietnam

A small frog with bright orange eyes has just been discovered from the forested mountains of Vietnam

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Category: AMRI, Date: 13 Mar 2015

How can you tell a male from a female frog?

It's often tricky to tell whether a frog is male or female, but these tips should help.

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Category: Science, Date: 23 Feb 2015

A frog that gives birth to tadpoles!

Unique in the frog world, a newly described frog from Indonesia lays tadpoles instead of eggs.

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Category: AMRI, Date: 03 Jan 2015

Conserving Asian newts could save the world’s salamanders

Healthy salamander populations on both sides of the planet may depend on controlling the international sale of Asian newts as pets

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Dr Bryan Stuart, Category: Science, Date: 03 Dec 2014

The secret life of a fanged frog with an enormous head

We reveal the strange call of an even stranger frog.

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Category: Science, Date: 05 Nov 2014

Discovering the biodiversity of the Greater Mekong

Much of the biodiversity of the Greater Mekong region in Southeast Asia remains undiscovered, but is already under great threat.

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Category: Science, Date: 06 Oct 2014

Why the official conservation status of species matters

It’s not just a category; it’s about directing scarce conservation resources to the species most in need.

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Category: Science, Date: 29 Jul 2014

A rare glimpse into the private life of a poorly-known frog

The breeding behaviour of a fat, narrow-mouthed frog is captured for the first time.

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Dr Ronald Altig, Category: Science, Date: 30 Jun 2014