Cannibal frogs eat a lot of their young, they accelerate evolution

Cannibal frogs eat a lot of their young, they accelerate evolution
reed frog (Rinella Marina) is an invasive species in Australia, where tadpoles have become voracious cannibals. (Image source: Jason Edwards via Getty Images)

small gas stick bandage In Australia, there is no chance against the most dangerous predator: cannibal tadpoles that overeat their young as if they were in an open buffet. But the little ones are now fighting back.

A new study finds that they evolve faster, giving hungry tadpoles less time to devour.

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