Posted by: Sandy Steinman | March 25, 2021

Glass frogs living near roaring waterfalls wave hello to attract mates

Berkeley News reports

Most frogs emit a characteristic croak to attract the attention of a potential mate. But a few frog species that call near loud streams — where the noise may obscure those crucial love songs — add to their calls by visually showing off with the flap of a hand, a wave of a foot or a bob of the head. Frogs who “dance” near rushing streams have been documented in the rainforests of India, Borneo, Brazil and, now, Ecuador.

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