A new species of miniature frog was discovered in Borneo. Microhyla nepenthicola, shown here on the tip of a pencil, is about the size of a pea. All images © Indraneil Das/ Institute of Biodiversity and Environmental Conservation.
Researchers have discovered Asia’s tiniest frog discovered living inside pitcher plants in Borneo.
A freshly metamorphosed (averaging 3.5mm) Microhyla nepenthicola sp. nov. on a penny. The Old’ World’s smallest frog and one of the world’s tiniest was found in the heath forests of Borneo.
A newly-discovered species of miniature frog (Microhyla nepenthicola) sitting on the lip of a pitcher plant.
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