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  • Female concave-eared frogs draw mates with ultrasonic calls

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      Odorrana tormota is one of only two frog species known to have a concave ear. Researchers believe that its unusual ear structure and high-pitched calls are an evolutionary adaptation to a noisy environment.

      Photo courtesy Albert Feng

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      Albert Feng, a professor of molecular and integrative physiology, reported his latest frog-related findings in the journal Nature.

      Photo by L. Brian Stauffer

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      O. tormota lives in a noisy environment on the brushy edge of streams in the Huangshan Hot Springs, in central China, where waterfalls and rushing water provide a constant din.

      Photo courtesy Albert Feng

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