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Study: Frog deformities could be related to warming, copper

...journal Ecosphere conclude that wood frog tadpoles found in warmer water that contains minute...attacked more quickly and frequently than tadpoles in clear, cooler water.In a laboratory study, tadpoles spent more time swimming deep if the water...
Refuge Notebook: Carnivorous plant common in Kenai Peninsula lakes

...small - the bladder of a fully-grown bladderwort is only around two millimeters in size. It's not uncommon to find small tadpoles and fish halfway inside, with the portion inside the bladder completely digested. The bladderwort isn't all bite - or should...
Frog Breeding

...will come out for food," Lester said. She lost her first tadpoles because she didn't feed them live food."I didn't fed brine shrimp eggs, also called sea monkeys.African tadpoles are needy for the first two months, Lester said. They have...
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Pike poisoning underway in Soldotna

...encouraging, she said. "We did see, at Scout Lake, one year following the treatment ... we immediately that spring found tadpoles swimming in Scout Lake and it looked like the loons were feeding on them. We weren't sure how that was going to play out...

...1962 that DNA from specialized cells of tadpoles, like skin or intestinal cells, could be used to clone more tadpoles. In 1997, the same process led to...Yamanaka and his team moved beyond tadpoles. They showed that a surprisingly simple...
Refuge Notebook: Rookie biologist meets brown bears, mud and malformed frogs

...potential new sites for next year. Fishing for tadpoles became my job. Never having fished for them as a kid, I had to make up for lost time. Tadpoles and metamorphs (a name for tadpoles in transition to becoming frogs) certainly...
Arc, Scout lakes restocked : Rainbow trout, grayling released after pike eradication management biologist Robert Begich said that the fish should take to their new habitat because populations of woodfrog tadpoles and invertebrates have rebounded dramatically after a lull attributed to the "voracious" invasive fish. "They have a full...
Going 'oding' for dragonflies

...catch small aquatic insects, crustaceans and even fish and tadpoles. Dr. Mari Reeves and her colleagues published an article...mostly to severed limbs that result from failed predation of tadpoles by dragonfly nymphs. As everyone knows, dragonflies can move...
Farming wasn?t Scouting, but it was close, if harder

...bars. The Scouts had organized games and projects; our fun was random. We built treehouses and forts in the woods, caught tadpoles in the creek, stalked game with BB guns, swung on vines like Tarzan, shot bows and arrows made from saplings and weeds...
Of a 10-legged mite and other monstrosities

...the legs of frogs develop in the tadpole stage, much later than embryony...that damages a growing limb on a tadpole can potentially lead to deformities...nymphs or other predators attack tadpoles, they can mar new limb buds, causing...


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