Poison Frog Monitoring

Photo courtesy of Seabird McKeon, Smithsonian
July 10, 2013
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researcher checking poos for tadpoles and insects
Photo courtesy of Seabird McKeon, Smithsonian

Smithsonian researcher Seabird McKeon checks experimental pools for poison frog tadpoles and aquatic insects on Yine tribal lands in Peru. McKeon discovered that predator-prey relationships between insects and tadpoles may have influenced the evolution of poison frog reproductive behavior.