About The Author

Tyrone Lucon-Xicatto is an assistant professor at the University of Ferrara in the Department of Life Sciences and Biotechnology. He does research in Animal Behaviour and Animal Cognition; primarily social behavior in birds and fish.

Treefrogs Use Quantity Discrimination Abilities To Choose Among Microhabitats

Counting, estimating sizes, and performing other tasks that require quantitative abilities are an important part of our daily life and have been long believed to be a uniquely human ability. However, there are situations in which also other animals can take advantage of discriminating between groups of objects with different numerosity or between objects that differ