Poison Frog Transporting Tadpoles

Photo courtesy of Seabird McKeon, Smithsonian
July 10, 2013
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Allobates femoralis transports its tadpoles
Photo courtesy of Seabird McKeon, Smithsonian

Allobates femoralis transports its tadpoles from a terrestrial nest to water near Boca Manu, Peru. Poison frogs have unusual parenting strategies that involve both males and females to help their offspring survive.