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Frog Facts: First Discovery of Egg Care in a SE Asian Treefrog

This is a discussion on Frog Facts: First Discovery of Egg Care in a SE Asian Treefrog within the Tree Frogs forums, part of the Anura: Frogs & Toads category; Hi, Frank Indiviglio here. I’m a herpetologist, zoologist, and book author, recently retired from a career spent at several zoos, ...

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Hi, Frank Indiviglio here. I’m a herpetologist, zoologist, and book author, recently retired from a career spent at several zoos, aquariums, and museums, including over 20
The breeding habits of a poorly-studied treefrog have recently grabbed the attention of herpetologists and amphibian enthusiasts. Although it is small in size and lacks a common name, Chiromantis hansenae is quite special. Recent research has revealed it to be the only Southeast Asian treefrog known to provide parental care to its eggs. Furthermore, it breaks the typical rules that apply to most other egg-guarding frogs in important ways. Very little is known about Chiromantis hansenae, which until now was thought to be an “un-remarkable” little frog – a clear sign that important discoveries await those willing to search. Read the rest of this article here Frog Facts: First Discovery of Egg Care by a Southeast Asian Treefrog | That Reptile Blog
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Interesting as always Frank. Do these frogs lay the eggs directly above a water source so the tadpoles can drop into it on hatching or does the female carry them to water ?



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Interesting as always Frank. Do these frogs lay the eggs directly above a water source so the tadpoles can drop into it on hatching or does the female carry them to water ?

Much appreciated. The tadpoles drop into water below the nest site...some nests have been found above dry land that becomes flooded before the hatch date, so we may have more discoveries re "planning" etc in store. here's the text of the Copeia article describing their reproduction. Enjoy, Frank



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Thanks. On another note the hymenichorus tadpoles i spoke to you on facebook about are starting to grow back legs and are going to morph a lot smaller than I anticipated.



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Thanks. On another note the hymenichorus tadpoles i spoke to you on facebook about are starting to grow back legs and are going to morph a lot smaller than I anticipated.

Thx...please let me know how they fare, best, Frank



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