Harmonious orgy is winning formula for frogs – Australian Geographic

Here is an Australian Geographic report on all Phil’s hard work in the field!

Harmonious orgy is winning formula for frogs – Australian Geographic.

Polyandrous frogs

African foam nesting frogs represent one of the most extreme examples of polyandry in a vertebrate and this is thought to be a fertility insurance mechanism. Our paper, just published online, shows that offspring from polyandrous matings had both significantly higher mean survival and reduced variance in offspring survival. We suggest that this is . . . → Read More: Polyandrous frogs