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tags: evolution, evolutionary biology, behavioral ecology, animal behavior, molecular ecology, parental care, mating systems, monogamy, sexual selection, frogs, poison dart frogs, Dendrobatidae, Ranitomeya,,peer-reviewed research, peer-reviewed paper, journal club Peruvian mimic poison frog, Ranitomeya imitator. Image: Jason Brown [larger view] To know the breeding system is to know the genetic architecture of a species. To…

Ranitomeya tolimense

tags: Ranitomeya tolimense, Golden-headed Poison Frog, amphibians, nature, image of the day Golden-headed Poison Frog, Ranitomeya tolimense. Image: Alonso Quevedo, Fundacion Proaves [larger view]. The South American country, Colombia, is home to more threatened amphibian species than any other country on earth. In a bid to protect some of them, such as the Golden-headed Poison…

tags: amphibians, frogs, toads, salamanders, streaming video Frogs Forever? Only if we leap in to save them. There’s a global crisis facing all amphibians — frogs, toads and salamanders — they’re vanishing before our very eyes. [2:11].

Blue Poison Dart Frogs

tags: blue poison dart frogs, Dendrobates azureus, Dendrobatidae, NewScientist, Image of the Day Blue Poison Dart Frogs, Dendrobates azureus. Dendrobates azureus is a species of poison dart frog found in the Sipaliwini District in Suriname of South America. Image: Gail Shumway/Getty Images 2007 (NewScientist calendar 2008). [Much larger view]