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Old 01-12-2012, 12:20 AM   #1
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World's smallest vertebrate: Tiny frogs discovered in New Guinea

Biologists just discovered two new species of frogs in New Guinea, one of which is now the world's tiniest known vertebrate, averaging only 7.7 millimeters in size -- less than one-third of an inch. It ousts Paedocypris progenetica, an Indonesian fish averaging more than 8 millimeters, from the record.



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