Vocalizations of female frogs contain nonlinear characteristics and individual signatures

  title={Vocalizations of female frogs contain nonlinear characteristics and individual signatures},
  author={Fang Zhang and Juan Zhao and A. S. Feng},
  booktitle={PloS one},
Anuran vocalization is sexually dimorphic, with males doing the bulk of vocalizing. Female vocalization is rare and has been observed in a handful of species, including the concave-eared torrent frog (Odorrana tormota). Females O. tormota have been reported to emit moderate-level calls to attract males. In contrast to males, female's vocal signals show no evidence of nonlinear phenomena (NLP). However, with females emitting calls so infrequently that this conclusion must be considered tentative… CONTINUE READING
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