So, there are a couple scary frog movies...well, I say scary loosely :D
So after some research I find out that indeed truth is stranger than fiction. My I present the Hairy Frog.
Now if his looks are not creepy enough, the tadpoles have several rows of horned teeth when they are born.....it gets better........what he can do is ((shudder)) just creepy.
The hairy frog is also notable in possessing retractable "claws" (though unlike true claws, they are made of bone, not keratin), which it may project through the skin, apparently by intentionally breaking the bones of the toe. In addition, the researchers found a small bony nodule nestled in the tissue just beyond the frog's fingertip. When sheathed, each claw is anchored to the nodule with tough strands of collagen, but, as Gerald Durrell discovered firsthand, when the frog is grabbed or attacked, the frog breaks the nodule connection and forces its sharpened bones through the skin.
I gotta lie down now :)
I used to like frogs......I might be looking for a different blog name.
Wednesday, March 9, 2011
Learning about frogs
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That is almost as disturbing as the one that gives birth through the holes in it's back! Eeewww!!!ReplyDelete
Wow, that is one frog that only it's mother could love.ReplyDelete
That is sooooo cool!!! heheReplyDelete
O.M.G. omg omg omg. If you need me, I will be under the covers. Shivering uncontrollably.ReplyDelete
That is one kick-ass frog.ReplyDelete
The bastard child of Wolverine and the Toad!ReplyDelete
Geez, this sounds like some critter that was made up for a SyFy movie! Catoad!ReplyDelete