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All About African Clawed Frogs

Science and ACF's
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About Clawed Frogs
African DWARF Clawed Frogs
Where can I Buy Clawed Frogs?
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Housing your Frog
Feeding
Skin Shedding?
How Big do they Get?
How Long do they Live?
Keeping Them Healthy
How to Tell the Boys from the Girls
What do ACF's sound like?
Breeding Clawed Frogs
Rearing the Tadpoles
Common Diseases
Other Illness
Disease, Illness and Injury Pictures
Disease and Illness in Detail
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Internal Organ Pictures
Endangered Clawed frog: Xenopus gilli
Xenopus Species and Classification
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Fish to Keep with My Frog
Clawed Frog Videos
F-A-Q's
Skin Colour Variations
Science and ACF's
Interesting Facts!
Pet ACF Photo's
Christine's Grow A Frog Diary
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African Clawed Frogs have been used in many different Scientific experiments
and are widely kept as laboratory test animals.

Here are some examples of how Xenous have been used in Science,
and how they are kept for scientific purposes.

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Xenopus Laboratory Housing.

Marking Method Called Freeze Branding.
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Since large numbers of frogs are usually kept they are sometimes individually marked.

Freeze Branded Frog.
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This frog has been marked with a number so that it can be told apart from other frogs.

They've been Cloned!
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The Tadpoles have been engineered to Glow!
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They used some Jellyfish DNA for this didn't they?

They've been to space too you know!
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As Far as I know none of the pictures above are copyrighted,
but if you see one that is yours or is not allowed to be used then
please send a feedback form and I will take it down.