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Fear and loathing in the tropics: Frogs adapt to survive

By Murray Carpenter
Globe Correspondent / November 24, 2008

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GAMBOA, Panama - The eyes of a caiman, an alligator-like reptile, reflect the beam of a flashlight shining on the pond, as, nearby, a snake slips through the shore undergrowth. Large spiders patrol the margins, and predacious water bugs skim the water's surface. It's a tough place to be a frog. But it's a great place to study fear and ... (Full article: 901 words)

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