amphibians

Misty Mountains and Moss Frogs: Moving Camp During a Torrential Downpour

Jodi Rowley is a National Geographic grantee discovering and documenting the diversity, ecology and conservation status of highly threatened amphibians in the forested mountains of Vietnam.  —– This morning we are moving. From our base camp in the forest, we will ...

Misty Mountains and Moss Frogs: Moving Camp During a Torrential Downpour

Jodi Rowley is a National Geographic grantee discovering and documenting the diversity, ecology and conservation status of highly threatened amphibians in the forested mountains of Vietnam.  —– This morning we are moving. From our base camp in the forest, we will ...

Hellbenders Reintroduced in New York: Freshwater Species of the Week

The Eastern hellbender–also called a snot otter, devil dog, mud dog, grampus, or Allegheny alligator–is one of the world’s largest species of salamander. The animal, formally Cryptobranchus alleganiensis, has been declining and is officially listed as “near ...

Hellbenders Reintroduced in New York: Freshwater Species of the Week

The Eastern hellbender–also called a snot otter, devil dog, mud dog, grampus, or Allegheny alligator–is one of the world’s largest species of salamander. The animal, formally Cryptobranchus alleganiensis, has been declining and is officially listed as “near ...

Misty Mountains and Moss Frogs: Crawling Up, Sliding Down Mountains

Jodi Rowley is a National Geographic grantee discovering and documenting the diversity, ecology and conservation status of highly threatened amphibians in the forested mountains of Vietnam.  —– For some reason, we all got up 6.30am- far too early for people who ...

Misty Mountains and Moss Frogs: Crawling Up, Sliding Down Mountains

Jodi Rowley is a National Geographic grantee discovering and documenting the diversity, ecology and conservation status of highly threatened amphibians in the forested mountains of Vietnam.  —– For some reason, we all got up 6.30am- far too early for people who ...

Misty Mountains and Moss Frogs: Stunning Photos of Frog Eyes

Jodi Rowley is a National Geographic grantee discovering and documenting the diversity, ecology and conservation status of highly threatened amphibians in the forested mountains of Vietnam.  —– I spend a lot of time photographing frog eyes. It’s perhaps not the ...

Misty Mountains and Moss Frogs: Stunning Photos of Frog Eyes

Jodi Rowley is a National Geographic grantee discovering and documenting the diversity, ecology and conservation status of highly threatened amphibians in the forested mountains of Vietnam.  —– I spend a lot of time photographing frog eyes. It’s perhaps not the ...

Misty Mountains and Moss Frogs: Finding Frogs in Nests

Jodi Rowley is a National Geographic grantee discovering and documenting the diversity, ecology and conservation status of highly threatened amphibians in the forested mountains of Vietnam.  —– One of the first things that I noticed upon walking in to the forests ...

Misty Mountains and Moss Frogs: A Bumpy Start

Jodi Rowley is a National Geographic grantee discovering and documenting the diversity, ecology and conservation status of highly threatened amphibians in the forested mountains of Vietnam.  —– Well, that was a rough start! After 6 hours in a minivan on a bumpy, ...

Misty Mountains and Moss Frogs: A Bumpy Start

Jodi Rowley is a National Geographic grantee discovering and documenting the diversity, ecology and conservation status of highly threatened amphibians in the forested mountains of Vietnam.  —– Well, that was a rough start! After 6 hours in a minivan on a bumpy, ...

Ancient Embrace: Amphibian, Mammal Ancestor Buried Together

An injured amphibian and a sleeping cynodont, a mammal-like reptile, shared a home before being trapped by a flash flood 250 million years ago, a new study says. The unlikely cohabitants were found in a fossilized burrow in South Africa‘s ...

Ancient Embrace: Amphibian, Mammal Ancestor Buried Together

An injured amphibian and a sleeping cynodont, a mammal-like reptile, shared a home before being trapped by a flash flood 250 million years ago, a new study says. The unlikely cohabitants were found in a fossilized burrow in South Africa‘s ...