Two new jewel-eyed tree frog species have a surprising reproductive behavior.

Main report: Two new jewel-eyed tree frog species discovered in Taiwan, display strange reproductive behavior
(Mongabay)
Other Reporting: Reptiles Magazine, Nature World News
Scientific Paper: Zookeys   
New Taxa: Kurixalus berylliniris
Species named for: Herpetologist Ching-Shong Wang
Categories: Amphibians | New Species
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Researchers have identified two new species of tree frogs with jewel-colored eyes on the Island of Taiwan. The tadpoles of these frogs display a strange reproductive behavior: the tadpole embryos feed on their mother.

Photo: Shu-Ping Wu

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