Bitty Frogs Found

A NEW SPECIES OF FROG HAS BEEN DISCOVERED IN INDIA, AND THEY'RE THE THUMBELINAS OF THE FROG WORLD! TAKE A LOOK AT THIS!
THESE FROGS ARE SO SMALL, THEY CAN FIT COMFORTABLY ON A COIN. RESEARCHERS SAY THE SEVEN NEW SPECIES WERE FOUND AFTER FIVE YEARS OF SEARCHING IN A MOUNTAIN RANGE IN SOUTHWESTERN INDIA.  BUT LEAD RESEARCHER S-D BIJU WARNS THAT THE FUTURE OF THESE NEWLY-DISCOVERED FROGS ARE ALREADY IN DOUBT DUE TO WHAT HE CALLS "CONSIDERABLE THREATS".


Instructional Links


Website: The Somewhat Amusing World of Frogs | Information about the natural history of frogs

Website Article: Exploratorium, Frogs, Fact Myths and More,

Lesson Plan: AAAS, Science NetLinks, The Case of the Vanishing Golden Frogs

Website Article: BBC News, India Country Profile

Website Article: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Western Ghats

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