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Default Re: Aneides Lugubris Parental Behavior in male and female

I have never heard of male plethodontids guarding eggs...that is really interesting.

I think the parents are rubbing anti-fungal secretions on the eggs, but I'm not sure. The behavior is sure fascinating.
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