Amazonian Frog Uses Mimicry to Ward Off Ants Animals Biology 

Amazonian Frog Uses Mimicry to Ward Off Ants

By Neha Jain @lifesciexplore More than a thousand species of frogs live in the warm and humid Amazonian forest. Some of these species have to contend with ant attacks. But scientists have found a frog in the Amazon rainforest that doesn’t have to worry about these attacks, thanks to chemicals produced in its skin that mimic those released by leaf-cutting ants. The frog Lithodytes lineatus buries itself under leaf litter and logs in the Amazon where it lives happily among leaf-cutting ants. These ants are known for farming their own fungus…

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