Tree Frog Good Indicator Of Rich Climates

03/09/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Understanding a region's climatic history can help locate areas rich in species, scientists say.

A research group from North and South America used the climatic history of Brazil's Atlantic Forest to pinpoint likely hotspots of genetic diversity.

With frogs, at least, the idea worked, pinpointing places with a rich lineage.

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