Mandookavani — An Acoustic Guide to the Frogs and Toads of the Western Ghats.

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Mandookavani — An Acoustic Guide to the Frogs and Toads of the Western Ghats

by Ramya B, Seshadri K S, Ramit S and Gururaja K V.

Western Ghats are home to over 200 species of frogs and toads. It amounts to about 50% of the amphibian diversity in India. Collectively called anurans, each species of frogs and toads have their own unique ‘voice’. These vocalizations, as ‘calls’ or ‘songs’, are a means of communication which male anurans use to woo … Read More