In the wilds of New York City -- or as wild as you can get so close to skyscrapers -- scientists have found a new leopard frog species that for years biologists mistook for a more widespread variety of leopard frog.
Rarely growing larger than a foot (30 centimeters) in length, the Axolotl is one of nature’s smaller bundles of amazing. An endangered species in their native Mexico, these amphibians are a species of salamander that never undergoes metamorphosis and therefore remains gilled and aquatic for its entire life.
Two New Frog Species Discovered in Venezuela, One Named after James Cameron Nov 4, 2013 by Sergio Prostak Belgian biologist has described two new colorful species of frogs of the genus Pristimantis from northern South America. Pristimantis jamescameroni. Image credit: Philippe J.R. Kok.
This story originally appeared on Mother Nature Network. It may seem like an unlikely place to find a new species, but scientists have identified a frog not previously described by science in the very heart of the most populous city in the United .