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Phyllomedusa bicolor
Peruvian and Brazilian Amazon. Description: Males 91-103 mm., females 111-119 mm. The skin on the dorsum is rough and the snout is slightly inclined anteriorly. The discs are ... notes. Skin secretions of adult frogs contain a variety of vasoactive and opiod peptides; dried secretions mixed with human saliva are introduced into the blood stream through deliberate breaks in the skin by Panoan ...
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Frogs Australia Network - Frequently Asked Questions
B radiation, and emerging diseases. Can frogs breathe through their skin? Frogs breath primarily through their moist skin, and so their skin is a poor barrier to pollutants in the environment. They also ... range from mildly irritating to eyes and skin to deadly if swallowed. Cane Toads, Bufo marinus, are known to be deadly to humans, and the skin secretions of poison-arrow frogs of tropical ...
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Tumors: Outer Ear Disorders: Merck Manual Home Edition
Such tumors include small sacs filled with skin secretions (sebaceous cysts), osteomas (bone tumors), and growths of excess scar tissue after an injury ( ... , hearing usually returns to normal. Basal cell and squamous cell cancers (see Skin Cancers: Introduction) are common skin cancers that often develop on the external ear after repeated and prolonged ...
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The giant monkey frog (Phyllomedusa bicolor) of Peru is known for its mind-altering skin secretions. Shamans in the Amazon rain forest have used this species in hunting rituals. Available in ... crazy. The giant monkey frog (Phyllomedusa bicolor) of Peru is known for its mind-altering skin secretions. Shamans in the Amazon rain forest have used this species in hunting rituals. Like other ...
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San Diego Zoo's Animal Bytes: Frog & Toad
Horny toads are not really toads, they ... other hand, are more heavyset with shorter legs, and usually have drier skin, often with warty-looking bumps. Frogs are more likely to live ... South American frogs are so toxic that one drop of their skin secretions can kill an adult human. No necks When you look at ...
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San Diego Zoo's Animal Bytes: Poison Frog
The Indians pick them up with waxy leaves and then dip their blow dart in the frog's skin secretions ... when eaten, then collected in glands in the frog’s skin. Frogs hatched at zoos aren’t poisonous because they don’ ... than morphine without all of the bad side effects! Poison frog secretions also show promise for the development of muscle relaxants and heart ...
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National Geographic: Lewis & ClarkAnimalsCalifornia Newt
Squaw Creek, Shasta County. Near sea level to 7,000 ft (2,134 m). The skin secretions of the newts of the genus Taricha contain toxins similar to those found in pufferfish ...
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Friends of Animals | In Praise of Amphibians | Summer 2008
Central and South America, poison dart frogs have similarly evolved toxic skin secretions. The frogs are often spectacularly colored --bright blues, green and black, gold, or yellow and ...
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Digital Frog International&Manitoba Curriculum Framework of Outcomes
Anatomy section: The Skin 302-8 describe the bodys defences, such as tears, saliva, skin, certain blood cells, and stomach secretions, against infections Anatomy section: Circulatory ...
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EDGE of Existence :: Evolutionarily Distinct & Globally Endangered
The stomach of the females would get ... the growing offspring that her lungs would collapse, forcing her to respire entirely though her skin. Fully formed froglets were later regurgitated, hopping out of the mother’s mouth. This phenomenal ...
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