Biology’s Matthew Dugas discusses impact of reproductive care on strawberry poison frogs

Successful strawberry frog dads die young

BBC: A study shows having a lot of offspring is linked to a shorter lifespan—in males and females—in the strawberry poison frog. “This study confirmed that [reproductive] care is costly to females, but surprisingly revealed that reproduction is similarly costly to males,” said Matthew Dugas, a research associate in the Department of Biology.