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 Biology   |   Environmental   |   Science
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Scientists tease out why four species have developed unusual mode of locomotion. Learn more: https://scim.ag/2JB5t02

Read the research: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/jez.2182

Frogs in question:

Senegal running frog *Kassina senegalensis*
Bumblebee toad *Melanophryniscus stelzneri*
Red-banded rubber frog *Phrynomantis bifasciatus*
Tiger-legged monkey frog *Phyllomedusa hypochondrialis*


CREDITS

producer
Sarah Crespi

story by
Joshua Rapp Learn

narration
Chris Burns

citation
C. M. Reynaga et al.
J Exp Zool Part A. 2018
DOI: abs/10.1002/jez.2182

frog footage
C. M. Reynaga
H. C. Astley

frog photographs
H. C. Astley

frog illustration
Biodiversity Heritage Library/Flickr

music
"The Set Up" and "Strato"
Nguyên Khôi Nguyên

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