Amazon Expedition Discovers Dozens of New Animals

Amazon Expedition Discovers Dozens of New Animals
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Among the two-dozen new animals recently discovered in Suriname were four frogs belonging to the genus Eleutherodactylus, including this species yet to be named.

Though perhaps not as dazzling as their more colorful cousins in the rain forest, frogs of this type are known for their handy adaptations—including muted colors that help camouflage them and eggs that hatch fully formed frogs instead of tadpoles.

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—Photograph by James I. Watling, courtesy Conservation International
 
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