12 Jan '12, 2am

World's tiniest frogs, recently discovered in Papua New Guinea, are smaller than a coin

World's tiniest frogs, recently discovered in Papua New Guinea, are smaller than a coin

This photo received Jan 11, 2012 courtesy of Christopher Austin at Louisiana State University (LSU) in Baton Rouge, Louisiana shows the world's smallest vertebrate, discovered by LSU's Austin, is a tiny frog called Paedophryne amanuensis, which averages around 7mm in size and fits in the centre of a US dime. -- PHOTO: AFP/ Louisiana State University/CHRISTOPHER AUSTIN WASHINGTON (AFP) - With voices hardly louder than an insect's buzz, the tiniest frogs ever discovered are smaller than a coin and hop about the rainforest of the tropical island of Papua New Guinea, United States scientists said on Wednesday. Not only are these little peepers with the big names - Paedophryne amauensis and Paedophryne swiftorum - the smallest frogs known to man, they are also believed to be the smallest vertebrates on Earth, said the report in the science journal PLoS ONE. Until now the smalle...

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mnn.com 12 Jan '12, 3pm

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grist.org 12 Jan '12, 5pm

Scientists thought they had found the world's smallest frog just a month ago, when a researcher announced he'd found coin-...