MadSci Network: Zoology

Re: Where do water beetles and frogs go in Alaska after it freezes?

Date: Sun May 9 18:47:27 1999
Posted By: Bryan Grieg Fry, Grad student, Biochemistry, 3D Centre
Area of science: Zoology
ID: 920143188.Zo

Some of the beetles can survive short periodes buried in the mud.  However, 
they cannot survive the winter.  The eggs or larvae can survive the winter 
however.  The frogs survive by burrowing in the mud above the water on the 


Bryan Grieg Fry
Australian Online Venom & Toxin Database

Peptide Laboratory
Centre for Drug Design & Development
University of Queensland
St. Lucia, Qld
4072 Australia
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