First evidence of amphibians passing microbes to their offspring observed in worm-like animals
Unlike other amphibians such as frogs and salamanders, a young caecilian is never observed without the presence of its mother.
| Jul 31, 2023 07:51 AM EST
Created: Jul 31, 2023 07:51 AM EST
Researchers took skin and gut bacteria samples from adult and juvenile Herpele squalostoma individuals, shown here.