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the clasping posture of fertilization in frogs and toads.
Historical Examples

In amplexus the members of a pair sometimes become glued together by their viscous dermal secretions.
Field Study of Kansas Ant-Eating Frog Henry S. Fitch

amplexus and spawning occur mainly within a day or two after the frogs reach the ponds.
Field Study of Kansas Ant-Eating Frog Henry S. Fitch


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