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Frogs captivated by video of worms on smartphone

Even frogs can't resist technology, especially when their dinner is the feature attraction.

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Who needs comedies and crime dramas when you could watch Frog TV? Video screenshot by Bonnie Burton/CNET

Considering how much humans like to stare at smartphone screens, to the point of addiction, it's not too far fetched that amphibians could be just as interested in phones, with a little familiar bait.

In the video "FrogTV," posted by YouTube user Joe Myers, we see a crowd of frogs mesmerized by a smartphone video of wiggling worms.

Frogs stare at the video on the smartphone, which is protected by a small sheet of glass and propped up by a piece of wood in the great outdoors. The worms are so realistic that a few of the frogs jump at the phone in hopes of some fast food.

This isn't the first time we've witnessed frogs being fooled by technology for our entertainment. In 2011, we reported about a talented pet bullfrog playing rather impressively.