The Red-eyed Tree Frog (Litoria chloris)…

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…is a species of tree frog native to eastern Australia; ranging from north of Sydney to Proserpine in mid-northern Queensland. These frogs typically reach a size of 65 millimetres (2.6 in). Its skin secretions have been found to destroy HIV, without harming healthy T cells.


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    MikesterMike

    Tried to find more info about the AIDS thing (peptides in skin secretions that attack AIDS virus). Last study I could find was 2005. Any newer info out there?

    Phantom Moogle

    Hypnotoad, anyone?

    Pants

    The fact that it cures aids definitely merits- ALL GLORY TO THE HYPNOTOAD

    purple banana

    The Latin name reminds me of Cloris Leachm- ALL GLORY TO THE HYPNOTOAD