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“amphibians”

Nov 24, 2014 11:20 AM ET // Discovery News
Eastern hellbenders, also known as devil dogs, Allegheny alligators and snot otters, are big, ugly salamanders that need clean streams.
Nov 5, 2014 01:05 PM ET // Richard Farrell
Evidence has been uncovered that connects the ichthyosaur with its transition from land to sea.
Sep 29, 2014 03:15 PM ET // Joseph Castro, LiveScience.com Contributor
Fossilized, primitive amphibians with odd-looking appendages suggest the ability of some vertebrates to regenerate or regrow amputated limbs first evolved at least 300 million years ago.
Aug 25, 2014 08:55 AM ET // Christopher Doyle, ABC Science
Cane toads that go where no cane toad has gone before pave the way for more timid toads to rapidly take over new territories, say researchers.
Apr 30, 2014 07:20 AM ET // Charles Choi, LiveScience
Embryos of glass frogs hatch more quickly when their fathers desert them.
Mar 14, 2014 07:42 AM ET
From birthing offspring in their stomach to finding a frog smaller than a dime, join Trace as he discusses three recent weird frog discoveries!
Feb 3, 2014 11:35 AM ET
The axolotl's cute appearance led it to be featured in games like Pokemon and Animal Crossing. But this amphibian has been disappearing from its habitat over the past decade. Annie discusses the future of this critically endangered species.
Jan 23, 2014 03:00 PM ET // AFP
The unique mating calls accompanied by ripples in pond water attract the wrong attention.