The association of the emperor Nero with frogs is not unique to Plutarch (see my earlier post The Emperor Nero: Viper or Frog?). A thousand years later, the Golden Legend recorded a medieval folktale in which the emperor gave birth to a frog: Nero was not unpunished for their [St. Peter's and St. Paul's] death and other great sins and tyrannies that he committed, for he slew himself with his own hand, which tyrannies were overlong to tell, but shortly I shall rehearse here some.
The Gastrotheca guentheri is the strangest frog in the world. 200 million years ago it had a full mouth of teeth. The lower teeth evolved away, then suddenly reappeared thousands of years later. It's the best evidence yet of re-evol... Read Post
Crazy clip frog creator Erik Wernquist, developed the annoying thing an incredib weird animated frog. This gave birth to a hit single “Axel F” that has tens of millions of fans around the globe. Clip frog started in mid-2004 when it... Read Post