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6 edition of The Tungara Frog found in the catalog.

The Tungara Frog

A Study in Sexual Selection and Communication

by Michael J. Ryan

  • 193 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by University Of Chicago Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aquatic creatures,
  • NATURAL HISTORY, COUNTRY LIFE & PETS,
  • Nature / Fish,
  • Fish,
  • Nature,
  • Unassigned Title,
  • Amphibians,
  • Behavior,
  • Latin America,
  • Physalaemus pustulosus,
  • Reproduction,
  • Nature/Ecology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages246
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10192933M
    ISBN 100226732290
    ISBN 109780226732299

      How a frog's mating call invites death from above To attract a mate, the male túngara frog croaks from a shallow puddle, sending out ripples that invite not just female frogs, but also hungry.   A calling male túngara frog with a large inflated vocal sac. Photo by Adam Dunn. So tungara males have two parts to their call. First, they have a main syllable called the “whine” and then a second syllable called a “chuck.” IRA FLATOW: All right, well, we’ll watch for the kids’ book, Urban Frog, City Frog, Country Frog.

      How to pull if you're a Túngara frog The length of your mating call matters if you're a small, male Mexican frog - but only if the female can tell the difference Camila Ruz.   “The foam nests of the túngara frog (Engystomops pustulosus) [formerly Physalaemus pustulosus] form a biocompatible incubation medium for eggs and sperm while resisting considerable environmental and microbiological have shown that much of this behaviour can be attributed to a cocktail of six proteins, designated ranaspumins (Rsn-1 to Rsn-6), which predominate in the foam. Túngara frogs Rachel A. Page and Ximena E. Bernal What is a túngara frog? The túngara frog, Physalaemus pustulosus, is a small frog in the family Leptodactylidae. It is found from southern Mexico to northern South America. Why are they called túngara frogs? As in most frog species, males call to attract females. Unlike most other frog species.

    Stream Sound from Amphibians of Panama: Túngara Frogs (Engystomops pustulosus) by Encyclopedia of Life from desktop or your mobile device.   The narrative of the tungara frog’s sex life, Ryan writes in A Taste for the Beautiful, the actual title of his forthcoming book, was uncovered, “during consecutive nights of watching. Many amphibian larvae occur in what appear to be social groups, often referred to as schools. Tadpole schools are known from a variety of frog taxa, including the Bufonidae, Ranidae, Hylidae, and numbers of larvae move around in ponds as a group, spreading out and reorganizing as the group moves about (Fig. ).The possibility exists that a large school is .


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This is a marvellous read and an open-hearted insight into an era we hear li Set in communist Hungary in the years following the end of WW2 leading up to the 4/5. A lot goes into a túngara frog’s ability to attract a mate. Brian Gratwicke/CC BY It’s a hot, steamy night in Panama’s Soberanía National Park, and a male túngara frog is looking for Author: Matthew Taub.

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