"Amphibian horror" isn't a movie genre, but on this evidence perhaps it should be. In May, biologists described a hairy frog that actively breaks its own bones to produce claws that puncture their way out of the frog's toe pads, probably when it is threatened.
Catherine Brahic of New Scientist blog wrote a pretty neat post about the weirdest animals species of 2008. Take, for instance, the "bone breaking horror frog":
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