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Saturday, December 20, 2008

New (Strange) Frog

A newly described Cambodian bush frog has green blood and turquoise bones. Biliverdin (metabolic waste usually processed in the liver) passes into the bloodstream, which may help with camouflage (the skin being translucent) and also might make the frog unpalatable to predators. (News source.)

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