The Guardian’s Wildlife Of The Week

The newly described frog L. Larvaepartus, male (L) and female, are pictured from the island of Sulawesi in Indonesia, in this undated handout photo provided by Jim McGuire. This little amphibian from the rain forests of Indonesia's island of Sulawesi is the world's only frog that gives birth to tadpoles, eschewing the common froggy practice of laying eggs,scientists said on December 31, 2014.

The newly described frog L. Larvaepartus – male (left) and female – from the island of Sulawesi in Indonesia. This little amphibian is the world’s only frog that gives birth to tadpoles, eschewing the common froggy practice of laying eggs

Photograph: Jim McGuire/Reuters

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