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flying frog

n.
Any of several Asian arboreal frogs chiefly of the family Rhacophoridae having toes connected by broad webbing and capable of making long, gliding leaps.

flying frog

n
(Animals) any of several tropical frogs of the family Rhacophoridae, esp Rhacophorus reinwardtii of Malaya, that glide between trees by means of long webbed digits
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One evening, we crept on foot into the forest to find tarsiers and a Wallace's flying frog. A scientist had rigged up a camera trap and it revealed a small herd of elusive wild cattle called banteng.
Have a go at flying frog hoopla, try your hand at bowls, get connected at the telephone exchange, watch archive film footage and discover the story of the NHS in the welfare clinic.
Also discovered in Vietnam is Helen's Flying Frog (rhacophorus helenae), which was found in a patch of forest surrounded by agricultural land, highlighting the urgent need for conservation in lowland forests, said Gray.
Scientists also found the Helen's flying frog, just 100 kilometers (60 miles) from Ho Chi Minh City, which glides between treetops using its large, webbed hands and feet.
DON'T give a flying frog how Manchester City get on at Goodison today - though obviously the Blues doing us a favour would be nice.
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Summary: Sydney:An Australian researcher who discovered a new species of flying frog near Ho Chi Minh ...
SYDNEY -- An Australian researcher who discovered a new species of flying frog near Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam and named it after her mother said Tuesday it was a rare find so close to such a big city.
On Oysterhead, a superband-ish outfit, he played as part of a trio that included Phish's lead guitarist Trey Anastasio and Police's drummer Stewart Copeland; on Colonel Claypool's Bucket of Bernie Brains, he enlisted the services of the highly talented but maverick electric guitarist Buckethead (so named because of the empty KFC bucket that he wears on his head along with a mask that makes it impossible to see his features); he's had a band called Sausage and another called The Les Claypool Flying Frog Brigade; and he's even collaborated with veteran singer-songwriter Tom Waits, including an appearance on the big man's 2011 album, Bad As Me.
Helmer Claypool, lead singer and guitarist with Primus (when not slumming with his Flying Frog Brigade jam band), reserves the most thoroughly obnoxious role for himself as pretentious, opinionated egotist Lapland "Lapdog" Miclovich, Electric Apricot's talent-less drummer.
When a Wallace's flying frog hops out of a tree in Malaysia, it doesn't drop like a rock.
The saxophonist currently known as Skerik and vibraphonist Mike Dillon are regulars with Les Claypool's Flying Frog Brigade.