Skull of Anotheca spinosa treefrog
Skull of an Anotheca spinosa, treefrog from Central America, which likely uses the bony spikes on its skull as a defense against predators.
[Research supported by National Science Foundation grant DGE 1315138, DGE 1842473 and DBI 1701714.]
Learn more in the University of Florida's Florida Museum news story Skulls gone wild: How and why some frogs evolved extreme heads. (Date image taken: 2020; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: June 17, 2020)
Credit: Florida Museum of Natural History; image by Edward Stanley
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