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Cannibalism by large tadpoles of Rhinophrynus dorsalis (Anura: Rhinophrynidae)
In June 2014, we captured approximately 100 R. dorsalis tadpoles in a net from a seasonal wetland in Palo Verde National Park (10.3428 N, 85.3375 W) in N, 85.3375 W) in northwestern Costa Rica. While rearing the tadpoles ...
Evidence of maternal provisioning of alkaloid-based chemical defenses in the strawberry poison frog Oophaga pumilio
Many organisms use chemical defenses to reduce predation risk. Aposematic dendrobatid frogs sequester alkaloid-based chemical defenses from a diet of arthropods, but research on these defenses has been limited to adults. ...