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J Exp Biol (2007) 210 (4): 614–619.
Published: 15 February 2007
... entails risk. Red-eyed treefrogs have arboreal eggs and aquatic tadpoles. The embryos use vibrations in snake attacks to cue behaviorally mediated premature hatching, and escape, but vibrations from benign sources rarely induce hatching. Missed cues and false alarms are costly; embryos that fail to hatch...
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (8): 1376–1384.
Published: 15 April 2006
...Karen M. Warkentin; Michael S. Caldwell; J. Gregory McDaniel SUMMARY The embryos of red-eyed treefrogs, Agalychnis callidryas , use vibrations transmitted through their arboreal egg clutch to cue escape hatching behavior when attacked by egg-eating snakes. Hatching early increases the risk...
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J Exp Biol (1996) 199 (4): 749–758.
Published: 1 April 1996
...James W. Truman; John Ewer; Eldon E. Ball ABSTRACT A grasshopper hatches from its egg, which is laid in soil, as a vermiform larva. This larva continues the stereotyped hatching behaviour as it digs through the egg pod, which provides a passageway to the soil surface. Once at the surface, shedding...