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Scientists find female frogs call out during sex to excite lover

April 30th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 30 (ANI): In a new study, scientists have discovered that the female species of the Emei music frog make unique sounds during sex to encourage the performance of their male ... Read more...

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Offspring of promiscuous frogs have better survival rates

February 20th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 20 (IANS) The offspring of promiscuous female frogs have a higher rate of survival than those who remain monogamous, new research says. One of nature's mysteries is why some ... Read more...

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Female toads ‘grow fat’ to thwart unwanted mates!

July 11th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 11 (ANI): A new study has revealed that female toads can thwart unwanted suitors by simply inflating their bodies.The female toad, when grasped by its unwanted male counterpart, inflates ... Read more...

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First monogamous amphibian discovered in South America

February 23rd, 2010 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 23 (ANI): Scientists have discovered the first monogamous amphibian living in the rainforest of South America.According to BBC News, the finding was made by biologist Dr Jason Brown, then of ... Read more...

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Nest-making frogs found in Indian rainforests

September 3rd, 2009 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 3 (ANI): A scientist in India has claimed to have found three rare species of frogs that make nests in which to lay their eggs.According to a report by ... Read more...

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Scientists discover new frog species that changes colors with gender and age

August 5th, 2009 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 5 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a new frog species in the Talamanca mountains of southern Costa Rica, which changes colors depending on its gender and age.Females of the species ... Read more...

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Frog marriage solemnised for rain showers in Nagpur

June 20th, 2009 - 11:02 pm ICT by ANI
Nagpur, June 20 (ANI): A number of farmers seeking rainfall in Nagpur city organised wedding of two frogs on Saturday to please the Rain Gods and hoped their region would soon receive ... Read more...

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Female frogs promiscuous for children’s sake

September 22nd, 2008 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 22 (IANS) The female of a tiny frog species, a little more than an inch long, mates with eight males sequentially - the highest recorded of any vertebrate, for the ... Read more...

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Oz female frogs put eggs in eight males nests to increase offsprings survival

September 19th, 2008 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 19 (ANI): Studying the mating and nesting practices of a common Australian frog, Monash University researchers have found that they partner up to eight males sequentially, the highest recorded ... Read more...

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Male frogs woo females with a song and a sac beneath their throats

July 12th, 2008 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 12 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Texas have found strong evidence that male frogs woo females with a song and a vocal sac beneath their throats.A robot, which ... Read more...

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Female concave-eared frogs use ultrasonic calls to attract mates

May 12th, 2008 - 3:22 pm ICT by admin
London, May 12 (ANI): Unlike other female frogs, concave-eared frogs draw their mates by producing a high-pitched chirp that to the human ear sounds like that of a bird, according to ... Read more...

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