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   Undertoad  Tuesday Jun 19 06:24 PM

June 19, 2007: Purple frog

When two dwellars submit something you know it's an IotD. Gmr2048 and xoB both found the original at this livejournal entry, via Boing Boing. The Livejournal entry notes:

This frog is a living fossil. It seems it might have split up from other frogs about 150 million years ago and has not changed much since than. There are no close relatives in terms of species for this frog and the nearest one is in the Seychelles islands. It feels like a big bag of jelly when you hold it in your hand and I must say, its a very strong frog.

We managed to find few pairs of the Purple frogs and we filmed/photographed them from many angles. I think we might be the first ones to have filmed this frog.
Mr. Dalyan Varma appears to be an Indian travel writer/blogger and the blog version of his LJ page is here. Check it out, brilliant photography!

tulzscha  Tuesday Jun 19 06:35 PM

holy crap! It's my ex-fiancee!

Cloud  Tuesday Jun 19 06:55 PM

it's kind of a pukey puce color.

I'd rather see a Purple Rain . . . of frogs!

Fa-  Tuesday Jun 19 07:48 PM

I dont think they are the first, cos when i saw it i instantly recognised it.... i think i saw it on some wild planet or something british wildlife show.

either that or its james, my nextdoor neighbor.

nil_orally  Tuesday Jun 19 08:11 PM

If it is big bag of jelly, then does one cook it in its skin, or simply use it as a flavouring?

xoxoxoBruce  Tuesday Jun 19 08:17 PM

I wouldn't even remotely consider that in the edible column. Brrrrr.

artemis05  Wednesday Jun 20 02:20 AM

i have no real comment... just an insatiable urge to poke it with a stick

quick! someone get me some m80's!

DanaC  Wednesday Jun 20 07:34 AM

It looks a bit like the shell-less turtle....

Flint  Wednesday Jun 20 09:16 AM

Originally Posted by DanaC View Post
It looks a bit like the shell-less turtle....
That was my first thought.




Not in this thread, I mean, ever. I was born and I thought "It looks a bit like the shell-less turtle...." but it took me years to be able to express that.

ferret88  Wednesday Jun 20 01:19 PM

Originally Posted by nil_orally View Post
If it is big bag of jelly, then does one cook it in its skin, or simply use it as a flavouring?
Perhaps you cut it open and spread it on toast?

xoxoxoBruce  Wednesday Jun 20 02:02 PM

Mmmm... Jaba Jelly.

Sundae  Wednesday Jun 20 04:39 PM

Originally Posted by ferret88 View Post
Perhaps you cut it open and spread it on toast?
I think that is

I have EVER read
in the Cellar

excuse the spacing
I can't bear the puking smiley so I had to find another way to express my distress

Cyclefrance  Wednesday Jun 20 05:30 PM

If Bernard Manning ever gets re-incarnated, odds-on he'll end up as one of these.

Sundae  Wednesday Jun 20 05:39 PM

I only found out he was dead today.
I'm not glad, because he was a human being with a family after all (unlike Thatcher). But I'm not sorry.

dar512  Tuesday Jul 3 12:57 PM

With apologies to Gelett Burgess:

I never saw a purple frog.
I never hope to see one.
But I can tell you anyhow,
I'd rather see than be one.

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