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A Small Tadpole (Dendrobates tinctorius)

Caption: This is a small tadpole Dendrobates tinctorius after being attacked by a large conspecific (behind, unfocused). Note the bruises to the sides of the tadpole body, as well as its tail, recently bitten by the large tadpole. The small tadpole was completely eaten eventually.

Credit: Bibiana Rojas

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