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Yes, I Will Look Stupid for Sex

Posted by Richard Conniff on January 18, 2013

Courtesy of the “I Fucking Love Science” web page, here’s a nice image of yet another male made to look foolish by the mating game.  It’s the Indian bullfrog (Hoplobatrachus tigerinus).Indian  bullfrog

For more insight on how this drives female bullfrogs wild, or just makes them roll their eyes and mutter, “Brekkekkekkek! Brekkekkekkek!” (but not in a good way), check out the video: 



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