amphibians

Desperately Horny Australian Cane Toads Ride Snake Train To Sex Town

Are these invasive cane toads waterlogged, or just really, really thirsty? The below photo, captured by one Andrew Mock of Kununurra in northern Australia, shows 10 cane toads riding out a storm that dumped nearly 70mm of rain by hitching themselves to the back of an approximately 3.5-meter python, the…

How A Massive Asteroid Strike Helped Frogs Inherit The Earth

How A Massive Asteroid Strike Helped Frogs Inherit The Earth

Frogs have been around for nearly 200 million years, but it wasn’t until a 16km-wide asteroid struck our planet, wiping out three-quarters of all life on Earth — including the dinosaurs — that these crafty amphibians were able to make their big evolutionary move, according to new research.