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Re: Tiny tetrapods (was Re: tiny gekko quiz: results)
On Sun, 28 Nov 2004, David Marjanovic wrote:
> There's also an adult chamaeleon in Madagascar that is in the same size
> range. -- If we leave the amniotes, the smallest adult tetrapod seems to be a
> frog in Cuba which measures 9 mm. It's so small that it lays only one egg --
> but that egg is big enough that the entire tadpole stage is spent inside.
> Seen on TV on Tuesday.
ah, that is interesting about the chameleon. i raise madagascar hissing
roaches and it's nice to know who might eat the tiny newborns (they are
about the size of a grain of rice at birth).
anybody need roaches to feed their pets or for pets? i only ask shipping!
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