Friday Frog

A previously unknown frog, Chiromantis samkosensis or Samkos bush frog, has been discovered in Cambodia. Its liver re-secretes a substance called biliverdin into its bloodstream, which not only aids in camoflage (its skin being translucent) but also probably makes it taste nasty.

Chiromantis samkosensis

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~ by B.T. Murtagh on December 19, 2008.

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