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Darwin’s frogs (Rhinoderma darwinii and Rhinoderma rufum) are native to Chile and Argentina, and they have a unique way they care for their young. Males take up eggs or newly-hatched tadpoles into their mouths. The developing larvae are maintained within the male’s vocal sac until he “coughs” up either tadpoles or fully formed juveniles. Both species of Darwin’s frogs are high on the list for conservation action. Want to learn more about these frogs and what can be done to help?

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