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" Loc. cit. p. 321. show that he does not court concealment. He is very abundant in the damp woods, and I was convinced he was uneatable so soon as I made his acquaintance and saw the happy sense of security with which he hopped about. I took a few specimens... "
The Naturalist in Nicaragua: A Narrative of a Residence at the Gold Mines of ... - Page 321
by Thomas Belt - 1888 - 403 lehte
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Zoologist: A Monthly Journal of Natural History

1874
...Some are green or brown, and imitate green or dead leaves, and live amongst foliage. Others are dirty earth-coloured, and hide in holes and under logs....blue. He cannot be mistaken for any other, and his flaming vest and blue stockings show that he does not court concealment. He is very abundant in the...
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The Colour-sense: Its Origin and Development: An Essay in Comparative Psychology

Grant Allen - 1879 - 282 lehte
...one 1 The Naturalist in Jamaica, p. 145. 4 Giinther, p. 166. may mention Mr. Belt's "little frog that hops about in the daytime, dressed in a bright livery of red and blue." l Mr. Belt suspected this species to be inedible, from the staring nature of its hues ; accordingly,...
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The colour sense

Grant Allen - 1879 - 282 lehte
...Archipelago, p. 432. 8 Ibid., p. 221. ., 3 Ibid., p. 433. may mention Mr. Belt's "little frog that hops about in the daytime, dressed in a bright livery of red and blue." l Mr. Belt suspected this species to be inedible, from the staring nature of its hues ; accordingly,...
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Zoology for Students and General Readers

Alpheus Spring Packard - 1879 - 719 lehte
...Thomas Belt records the case of a little Nicaraguan frog which is very abundant in damp woods, and " hops about in the daytime, dressed in a bright livery of red and blue." Its immunity from destruction is due to the fact that ducks and fowl could not be induced to eat it,...
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The Study of Animal Life

John Arthur Thomson - 1892 - 375 lehte
...to feed, and they are all preyed upon by snakes and birds. In contrast to these obscurely-coloured species, another little frog hops about in the daytime...blue. He cannot be mistaken for any other, and his flaming vest and blue stockings show that he does not court concealment. He is very abundant in the...
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Nature Versus Natural Selection: An Essay on Organic Evolution

Charles Clement Coe - 1895 - 591 lehte
...41.) It was in full belief in this principle that Mr. Belt wrote his account of a Nicaraguan frog. " In contrast with these obscurely coloured species,...blue. He cannot be mistaken for any other, and his flaming vest and blue stockings show that he does not court concealment. He is very abundant in the...
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Animal life: a first book of zoölogy

David Starr Jordan, Vernon Lyman Kellogg - 1900 - 329 lehte
...to feed, and they are all preyed upon by snakes and birds. In contrast with these obscurely colored species, another little frog hops about in the daytime, dressed in a bright livery of red and blue. He can not be mistaken for any other, and his naming breast and blue stockings show that he does not court...
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Animal Studies: A Text-book of Elementary Zoology for Use in High Schools ...

David Starr Jordan, Vernon Lyman Kellogg, Harold Heath - 1903 - 459 lehte
...to feed, and they are all preyed upon by snakes and birds. In contrast with these obscurely colored species, another little frog hops about in the daytime, dressed in a bright livery of red and blue. He can not be mistaken for any other, and his flaming breast and blue stockings show that he docs not...
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Animal Studies: A Text-book of Elementary Zoology for Use in High Schools ...

David Starr Jordan, Vernon Lyman Kellogg, Harold Heath - 1903 - 459 lehte
...contrast with these obscurely colored species, another little frog hops about in 24 ANIMAL STUDIES the daytime, dressed in a bright livery of red and blue. He can not be mistaken for any other, and his naming breast and blue stockings show that he does not court...
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Animals: A Text-book of Zoology

David Starr Jordan, Vernon Lyman Kellogg, Harold Heath - 1905
...to feed, and they are all preyed upon by snakes and birds. In contrast with these obscurely colored species, another little frog hops about in the daytime, dressed in a bright livery of red and hlue. He can not be mistaken for any other, and his flaming breast and blue stockings show that he...
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