Dinner calling

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Dixon et al, Current Biology


When the Tungara frog blurts out its mating call, an unsuspected eavesdropper listens in the trees above.

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The frog-eating bat Trachops cirrhosus has an exceptional ear for the Tungara’s call — and many other species that it likes to snack on.