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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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