Divergence in parental care, habitat selection and larval life history between two species of Peruvian poison frogs: an experimental analysis

  title={Divergence in parental care, habitat selection and larval life history between two species of Peruvian poison frogs: an experimental analysis},
  author={J. L. Brown and V{\'i}ctor R. Morales and Kyle Summers},
  journal={Journal of Evolutionary Biology},
Changes in the nature of the ecological resources exploited by a species can lead to the evolution of novel suites of behaviours. We identified a case in which the transition from large pool use to the use of very small breeding pools in neotropical poison frogs (family Dendrobatidae) is associated with the evolution of a suite of behaviours, including biparental care (from uniparental care) and social monogamy (from promiscuity). We manipulated breeding pool size in order to demonstrate… 
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