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What is it?[edit]

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

Other forms[edit]

Axillary amplexus[edit]

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

Lumbar amplexus[edit]

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


Lumbar amplexus