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Frozen frogsicles!

Another fantastic frog fact for you!

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Köp Viagra Falköping The Wood Frog (Rana Sylvatica) can survive being completely FROZEN for weeks at a time!


demo gratis opciones binarias This is not a real frogsicle. But still very cute.

opcje binarne system The Wood Frog lives in the cold Arctic environment of Alaska so this is a very clever adaptation to have.

opcje binarne realne zarobki During the freezing winter, the tiny amphibians can survive for weeks with an incredible two-thirds of their body water completely frozen. Frozen frog popsicles! 

köpa Viagra pfizer When their body temperature drops, they stop breathing and their hearts do not beat. In order to keep ice from freezing in their cells, they pull water away from their extremities and produce a type of antifreeze solution (known as cryoprotectants) that keeps them safe.

opzioni binarie markets.com In most animals, prolonged exposure to freezing temperatures causes cellular shrinkage — a process in which the formation of ice in the tissues pulls water from the body’s cells, essentially sucking them dry and eventually killing the cell. But in Wood Frogs, the cryoprotectants in their bodies, which includes glucose (blood sugar) and urea, lowers the freezing temperature of the animal’s tissues and reduces the amount of stress on the cells and tissues, allowing them to survive a deep freeze.

opzionibinarie phg  Watch this video for fan-froggy-tastic footage of the Wood Frog defrosting.  Amazing!

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Freakiest frog everrrrrrr!

binäre optionen kostenloses demokonto ohne kapitaleinsatz Well, technically speaking, the freakiest frog ever is NOT a frog.

Köp Strattera på nätet Hultsfred It’s a TOAD.

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köp generisk Viagra And it’s soooo FREAKY that it’s TOTALLY AWESOME!

Finpecia generic online The Surinam sea toad has adapted in the most amazing way. Only nature could have thought of this!

can i buy Priligy over the counter in Montgomery Alabama To keep their babies safe until they are big enough to survive on their own, Surinam sea toads implant eggs into the skin of the female’s back. The larvae develop into tadpoles which remain protected until they emerge as fully developed toads.

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And totally GROSS!

Check out the video. Eugh !!!!!

Large flippered feet and greatly flattened bodies make these amphibians well suited to life in South America’s murky ponds and swamps, but habitat loss means this their future survival is currently regarded as threatened.

Are they adorable? Or horrifying?

One thing’s for sure. They are toad-ally FREAKY!