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  • n. Any member of the Leiopelmatidae.


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  • Essner's team used high-speed video to compare jumping in three leiopelmatid species with two more-evolved species.

    Scientific Blogging

  • Few scientists have studied leiopelmatid frogs, and none have analyzed their jumping behavior, Essner says.

    U.S. News

  • But the leiopelmatid Ascaphus montanus, the Rocky Mountain tailed frog, didn't withdraw its legs midflight and had wildly inconsistent landings, with body angles at touchdown ranging from a 62° leg-dragging belly flop to a - 71° near-tumbling face plant.

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