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What is it?[edit | edit source]

Amplexus (Latin "embrace") is the act of coupling that species of frogs perform to mate.

Other forms[edit | edit source]

Axillary amplexus[edit | edit source]

is when the male frog grasps the female around the armpits.

Lumbar amplexus[edit | edit source]

is where the male frogs grasps onto the hind legs of the female frogs.

Examples[edit | edit source]

Lumbar amplexus

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