Imagate courtesy of Simon Pierre Barrette, José Grau de Puerto Montt, and Mats Wedin/Swedish Museum of Natural History, fair use doctrine.
Can you imagine frogs in snow-covered, frigid Antarctica? A recent fossil discovery has significant implications for Earth’s climate history as well as the fossil record.
In April 2020, a Swedish paleontologist, Dr. Thomas Mörs of Stockholm’s Naturhistorika Riksmuseet (Royal Museum of Natural History), published the first report of fossilized frog bones ever found in Antarctica.
Joel Lucas, 2020, Shows Cold-Blooded Frogs Lived on Warm Antarctica. Tthe New York Times 23 April.