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These frogs might change color to avoid confusion during orgies

Yellow means go (away).
A frog couple has sex. The male is yellow.

Some male frogs change color for mating season.

Grant Webster

Some frog species have a special strategy for breeding. They gather in a huge group of hundreds or even thousands of frogs. In the pandemonium, the ribbeting rabble can have difficulty distinguishing between males, females, and tennis balls.

A lot of the frogs that have sex also turn yellow during the mating season. Rayna Bell, a research zoologist at the Smithsonian Institute, teamed up

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