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Dime-size Frog Likely Uses Mouth to Help it Hear

Dime-size Frog Likely Uses Mouth to Help it Hear

Submitted by • September 4, 2013 abcnews.go.com

The Gardiner's Seychelles frog, so tiny it fits easily on a fingernail, belts out high-pitched peeps every couple of minutes. While its tiny size and mouse-like squeaks are reason enough to raise eyebrows, researchers at the Centre de Neurosciences Paris-Sud found something even more remarkable. These frogs may be using their mouths to better hear what's going on in their surroundings.

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