Mouth-Birthing Frog to Be Resurrected?

Apr 7, 2013
The Reptile Report
by Robyn

The Reptile Report - In this file photo, a tiny froglet can be seen in the mouth of its mother, the southern gastric-brooding frog Rheobatrachus silus.

In this novel form of parental care, the female swallowed her fertilized eggs. Her stomach then stopped producing acid, becoming a makeshift womb. Later, she regurgitated fully formed froglets.

It only gets more fascinating. Read the full story after the jump!

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