frogs riding buffaloes

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在土耳其的沼澤地,會發現水牛們都背著幾隻湖側褶蛙到處走!原來這些蛙會吃掉水牛毛髮間的昆蟲,天氣轉涼時又可靠水牛體溫取暖。水牛也因寄生蟲減少而受惠,形成互助互惠的關係。

in the marshes in Turkey, water buffalos would carry some marsh frogs on their backs. these frogs would feed on the insects in the buffalos’ hair, and could absorb heats from the buffalos when the weather turns cool. with less files and parasites, the buffalos are also healthier.

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/08/frogs-riding-buffaloes-turkey-mutualism/

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