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Golden Frogs

Caption: A male golden frog positions himself on the back of a female frog in a behavior called amplexis. Male golden frogs are quite persistent when it comes to mating and will amplex themselves to a specific female for 120 days before mating with her.

Credit: Jessie Cohen, Smithsonian's National Zoo

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