August 24th, 2009 | Photo Galleries, Wildlife, amphibian, amphibian ark, bullfrog, chytrid fungus, extinct, frog, nature, pond, slideshow, tadpoles, Wildlife
The big fat bullfrog hiding in the reeds here reminds me of the children’s books.
Frogs are dying rapidly around the world at the moment, almost half of them are threatened with extinction. They can’t handle the pollution in our water ways or the chytrid fungus that is rapidly killing amphibians. The site Amphibian Ark is a great resource for information and how you can get involved to preserve frogs for future generation.
August 10th, 2009
The annual toad orgy which produces tons of eggs and later turns the shallow waters near the shore of the pond black with the swimming bodies of thousands upon thousands of tadpoles. A few weeks later there are hundreds upon hundreds of miniature toads heading off in every direction from the pond. N ...