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Frog Found With Prehistoric Roots

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Frog Found With Prehistoric Roots

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Frog Found With Prehistoric Roots

Frog Found With Prehistoric Roots

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Scientists discover a new species of frog in southern India whose prehistoric relatives likely hopped around the feet of dinosaurs. The newfound frog, reported in this week's issue of the journal Nature, is bright purple and resembles a doughnut with a pointy snout. NPR's John Nielsen reports.

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