New staple-size frog is one of the tiniest ever discovered
“Astronomically small,” the newly discovered Malagasy amphibians have brains that could sit on a pin.
How many ways can you say “tiny?” How about miniature, miniscule, and minimum, for starters?
These adjectives not only describe three new species of frog from Madagascar, but also serve as their official scientific names.
“You could sit the brain on the top of a pin. It’s amazing that they have all the same organs you or I have in our bodies, but in a package that can fit four times on your own thumbnail.”
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