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By Author: Dr Jodi Rowley

New “Stone” frog discovered from Vietnam

A new gargoyle-like frog emerges from the limestone rocks of northern Vietnam.

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Tim Cutajar, Category: AMRI, Date: 17 Mar 2017

The search for the Peppered Tree Frog has begun

My search for a tiny frog that hasn’t been seen for more than 40 years has commenced

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Category: AMRI, Date: 23 Dec 2016

Help us find this frog

Call out to property owners in the eastern New England Tablelands, NSW! Help AM scientists locate the tiny Peppered Tree Frog.

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Category: AMRI, Date: 11 Nov 2016

A new, brightly-coloured treefrog revealed in northern Australia

A green frog with orange hands and feet and purple thighs leaps into the spotlight.

By: Keith McDonald, Dr Jodi Rowley, Stephen Richards, Dr Greta Frankham, Category: AMRI, Date: 27 Sep 2016

Celebrating museum science

Without museums, we wouldn’t have discovered a cute, furry critter called the Olinguito – and so much more.

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Category: AMRI, Date: 15 Aug 2016

Frog goo to the rescue

Why frogs may hold the key to curing your next illness

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Category: Science, Date: 02 Jun 2016

Is the demand for amphibians as pets threatening their survival in the wild?

The global trade in wildlife threatens more than just rhinos, elephants and tigers: amphibians are also at risk

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Timothy Cutajar, Category: AMRI, Date: 23 May 2016

Five new frog species discovered in fast-disappearing forests

The forests of central Vietnam & adjacent Cambodia are home to five new frog species that have hopefully been discovered in the nick of time

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Category: AMRI, Date: 01 Mar 2016

Can frogs help combat the Zika virus?

Healthy frog populations may help keep disease-carrying mosquitos at bay, but not in the way you might expect.

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Category: AMRI, Date: 23 Feb 2016

Put your hands up and best foot forward

What can be revealed by looking at a frog's foot?

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Category: Science, Date: 07 Jan 2016