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The Tungara Frog: A Study in Sexual Selection and Communication

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In a Panamanian pond, male túngara frogs (Physalaemus pustulosus) gather in choruses, giving their "advertisement" call to the females that move among them. If a female chooses to make physical contact with a male, he will clasp her and eventually fertilize her eggs. But in vying for the females, the males whose calls are most attractive may also attract the interest of a
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Hardcover, 230 pages
Published August 1st 1985 by University of Chicago Press (first published July 1985)
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