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Posts tagged mating call

December 13, 2013

 

A large frog adorned with a crown poses near a smaller frog adorned with a crown.

Multitasking Frogs

So you want to impress a potential mate? According to the grey tree frog, multitasking is the key to sexual attraction.

January 6, 2010

 

A close-up of a katydid.

The Siren Song of the Spotted Katydid

Learn how female katydids deceptively lure male cicadas to their death, on this Moment of Science.

May 4, 2009

 

Mosquito sucking blood

Mosquito Love Buzz

Is there any sound more annoying than the whine of a mosquito?

December 9, 2003

 

Frog Serenade

Have you ever wondered why we describe the sound a frog makes as "ribbit"? Chances are, you've never heard a frog actually say "ribbit." Why is that?

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