Unique Sulawesi frog gives birth to tadpoles

Frogs exhibit an amazing variety of reproductive behaviors, ranging from brooding their eggs in their mouths to carrying tadpoles on their backs. Fewer than a dozen species of 6,000+ worldwide have developed internal fertilization, and some of these give birth to froglets instead of eggs. One species that has internal fertilization, a fanged frog from the island of Sulawesi in Indonesia, has been observed to give direct birth to tadpoles, which is unique among amphibians.

Top 20 Hot Topics of 2014

I know we have all been seeing  top list this and top list that of 2014 so I thought I would add to that list!  This is from VPI, Veterinary Pet Insurance.  Have a Happy New Year and may 2015 be your best year ever for you and your furry, feathered and scaly friends!


Dr. Bart and the Staff of AMC 


Top 20 Hot Topics for Pet Owners

Most Popular Articles in 2014

What interested pet owners the most in 2014? A combination of topics on food toxicities, health issues, behavior and how to best battle those nettlesome hairballs and ugly brown spots of dead grass were the most popular.

The year’s top 20 articles were ranked by the number of visits to the Pet HealthZone, which offers advice on daily life with pets.


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