Frogs in the news….

yahoo-froggyYahoo! News – Lovelorn frogs hop into the gene pool:
Spanish zoologists have discovered that male frogs who are losers in love get their revenge by spreading their sperm over eggs that have been left by a pair of romancing amphibians.

The sneaky manoeuvre is dubbed “clutch piracy” by the researchers, who say it sheds intriguing light on the principle of mate selection among frogs and helps explain the creatures’ wide genetic diversity.
Wow. I’ve heard about survival of the fittest, but isn’t this stretching things a bit?

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