Induced parental care in a poison frog: a tadpole cross-fostering experiment

Abstract

Understanding the external stimuli and natural contexts that elicit complex behaviours, such as parental care, is key in linking behavioural mechanisms to their real-life function. Poison frogs provide obligate parental care by shuttling their tadpoles from terrestrial clutches to aquatic nurseries, but little is known about the proximate mechanisms that… (More)
DOI: 10.1242/jeb.165126

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