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‘Extinct’ Frog Rediscovered

Researchers in India say they’ve identified a frog long thought to have been extinct. Last spotted in the wild in 1870, the Frankixalus jerdonii, a kind of tree frog, lives in the foothills of the Himalayas in India’s West Bengal state. The golf-ball size frog was rediscovered during a 2007 expedition led by Indian biologist Sathyabhama Das Biju. "We heard a full musical orchestra coming from the tree tops. It was magical. Of course we had to investigate," he told the...

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