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green frog on a hand

Auditory Eavesdropping of Various Frog Species

The laboratory is researching if various birds and various calls, forging, mating, and distress calls influence behaviors of different frog species.


yellow frog habitat

Chemical Cue Eavesdropping of Related Species

The laboratory is researching if a cousin species of tree frog is able to detect odor cues of a distressed frog impacting proximity to the distressed frog.

newt in gloved hand

USGS Partnership

The laboratory's summer research in collaboration with the United States Geological Survey contributes to a greater understanding of our local biodiversity, and helps to ensure the sustainability of these important natural resources for future generations.