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On the Comparative Palatability of Some Dry-Season Tadpoles from Costa Rica

Richard Wassersug
The American Midland Naturalist
Vol. 86, No. 1 (Jul., 1971), pp. 101-109
DOI: 10.2307/2423690
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2423690
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Abstract

Tadpoles of eight species of frog were tasted in a standardized procedure by 11 volunteers. The tadpoles were rated in their palatability from "tastes good" to "highly unpalatable." It is suggested that palatability in tadpoles may correlate inversely with vulnerability.

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