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Wood Frog

Rana sylvatica

Family: Ranidae
Lives: N. America and Canada
Size: 3.5 - 6cm


- can survive having it's body fluids frozen, becoming stiff with no breathing or heart beat. It converts glycogen to glucose in their liver to produce an 'antifreeze'
- show the strongest powers of kin recognition yet discovered in frog larvae (tadpoles)

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