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Indonesian Frog One of a Kind - And Not Because of Its Fangs

Its fangs are not what makes the newly identified Indonesian frog species Limnonectes larvaepartus unique on Earth. The way it makes babies does. This little amphibian from the rainforests of Indonesia's island of Sulawesi is the only one of the world's 6,455 frog species to give direct birth to tadpoles, eschewing the common froggy practice of laying eggs, scientists said on Wednesday. “Reproduction in most frogs could not be more different from human reproduction. In this...

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