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Old 08-25-2010, 02:41 PM
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Default Iiiiiiiiiitttty bitty frogs found!

Thought your thumbnails were itty bitty?

Teeny tiny little frogs have been discovered living inside pitcher plants:

Ultra-tiny frogs discovered living like faeries inside pitcher plants
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Old 08-25-2010, 03:15 PM
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that's insane
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Old 08-25-2010, 03:22 PM
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Well I think thumbnails now look different to some. Pretty bad when you have to start asking for pin head frogs.

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I'd be willing to bet that there are probably more of these micro species out there
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That is sooo awesome! I can only imagine the price tag on these when they become available! "trust me there are frogs in that vivarium"
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I want one lol or 20...
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Who's going to import some for me!?
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Try sealling a tank well enough to prevent escapes... My god those are tiny!
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Shipping could be super cheap...
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Maybe buy some of those pitcher plants and you'll end up with some frogs on accident. I bet theres a good chance...
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lol you could always call around and see if anyone has any noisy plants available..

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thats awesome! Nano vivariums ftw!
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lol people are going to look at us funny when we're checking inside of pitcher plants at the gardens.
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Only the non carnivorous pitcher plants.
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Default Re: Iiiiiiiiiitttty bitty frogs found!

I thought I'd seen it all until I saw a pitcher plant that eats leaves and houses Micro Frogs at the same time...
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Default Re: Iiiiiiiiiitttty bitty frogs found!

There's a link to its call here, and another page with a bit more detail:

Old World’s smallest frog is discovered in Borneo | Conservation International Blog

Microhylid frog - Conservation International

The Search for Lost Frogs - Conservation International
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