Is it all death feigning? Case in anurans

  title={Is it all death feigning? Case in anurans},
  author={Lu{\'i}s Felipe Toledo and Ivan Sazima and C{\'e}lio Fernando Baptista Haddad},
  journal={Journal of Natural History},
  pages={1979 - 1988}
Anurans are known to feign death as a way to avoid or minimize the risk of predation. However, information on this defensive strategy is scattered and we believe that there is more than one behaviour type referred to as thanatosis. Here we review the literature, add original data, and propose definitions and new names that complement the present knowledge on the subject. We collected information on 334 individuals of 99 species in 16 families and grouped the recorded displays into two… 

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