Indian frogs kick up their heels

Some new species impress a potential mate with a dance

HIGH KICK  Some male frogs warn off rivals by stretching out their hind legs and spreading their toes, as shown here by Micrixalus kottigeharensis. Now, a team of researchers has found at least four more frog species that defend their territory with a dance.

S.D. Biju et al/Ceylon Journal of Science (Bio. Sci.) 2014  

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