26 minutes | Dec 23rd 2020

Purple Frog : The Frog That Thinks It's A Fish And A Mole

The purple frog (Nasikabatrachus sahyadrensis) was only described by scientists in 2003. Naturalists actually knew about it - knew a little about it - way back in the early 20th century, but its existence had been kind of forgotten. And even now, we don't know much more than a little about it. But what we do know is enough to make it a pretty remarkable frog ...

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Recordings of purple frogs calling are by Thomas A, Suyesh R, Biju S, Bee M, CC BY 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Music

Opening & Closing Themes: Running Waters and Acoustic Meditation by Audionautix (Jason Shaw), from audionautix.com. CC BY 3.0.

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