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By Author: Dr Jodi Rowley

When the Frogs Go, the Snakes Follow

 When the frogs disappear, there are dramatic consequences.

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Category: Science, Date: 10 Dec 2013

New species of small, fat frog discovered on top of Indochina’s highest peak

Discovered in the cold, wet forest near the top of Mount Fansipan this little frog may already be in trouble.

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Category: Science, Date: 22 Nov 2013

Poorly-known parasites threaten freshwater biodiversity

A new paper is calling for more attention to be paid to poorly-known micro-organisms capable of killing off amphibians and fishes.

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Category: Science, Date: 06 Nov 2013

Hot bodies protect frogs from disease

By following individual frogs in the rainforest, we reveal that hot frogs are less likely to be infected with a potentially deadly fungus.

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Category: Science, Date: 22 Mar 2013

Frog fungus where you least expect it

Frogs in the arid-zone may not be safe from a potentially deadly disease.

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Category: Science, Date: 28 Feb 2013

Huge, Green Flying Frog discovered in the lowland forests of Vietnam

Meet Helen’s Flying Frog (Rhacophorus helenae). A huge, green, “flying” frog that, up until now, was completely unknown to science.

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Category: Science, Date: 08 Jan 2013

The strangest tadpole?

Bearing curved black 'fangs', the tadpole of the Vampire Flying Frog Rhacophorus vampyrus from Vietnam is one of the strangest.

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Category: Science, Date: 10 Dec 2012

Finding frogs: it's all about timing

 When it comes to finding frogs in the forests of Vietnam, timing really matters.  

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Category: Science, Date: 24 May 2012

Frogs in nests?

Most of the time, frogs deposit their eggs in a pond or stream and leave their offspring to fend for themselves. Limborg's Frogs, however...

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Category: Science, Date: 22 Mar 2012

Two new species of moss frog discovered

The mist-shrouded mountains of Vietnam reveal two new species of moss frog.

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Category: Science, Date: 16 Nov 2011