Smithsonian Voices

From the Smithsonian Museums

Red-Eyed Treefrog Eggs Hatch a Plan to Escape Warming Temperatures

A new study from the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI) shows that red-eyed treefrog embryos hatch early when exposed to high ammonia levels — an environmental cue that it’s too hot and dry for the eggs to survive

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Smarter Foragers Do Not Forage Smarter