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I investigated the seemingly haphazard jumping pattern of Blanchard's Cricket Frog (Acris blanchardi) to determine if it was random or patterned. I approached frogs from the front (cranial), back (caudal), and side (lateral) simulating an attacking predator. On average, frogs jumped away at 135.73° (SE = 2.31°) from the direction of attack. I did not distinguish between right and left directions in this study. There were significant differences in the angle of escape among the three attackdoi:10.13128/acta_herpetol-9254 fatcat:kyyckfgearhgpk54bgiesssjvq