Sexual rivalry may drive frog reproductive behaviors

»»Sexual rivalry may drive frog reproductive behaviors

Biologists have long thought that some frogs evolved to mate on land instead of in water to better guard eggs and tadpoles from predation. New research now suggests that mating on land in many species might be a strategy male frogs use to ensure that their own DNA gets passed on, instead of their rivals’. Sexual selection may trump natural selection in the evolution of these reproductive behaviors

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