- At night when frogs are active, they locate each other through sound. These frog calls are specific to species and to individuals, so the frogs can tell each other apart.
- This broadcast goes into the field and the lab to explore how scientists study the ecology and evolution of frog calls.
- The audience is invited to participate by collecting behavioral data alongside the scientist.
- 59 minutes
Information about the Author:
- Jessica Merricks is a graduate student in Biological Sciences working with Dr. Gehardt.
- For her dissertation, Jessica is studying acoustic communication in treefrogs, which they use to locate and choose mates.