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froglet accumulation

Postby Mario Schweiger » Sun Nov 01, 2009 10:37 am


have you ever seen something like this?

Pictures taken by Kohl Ingrid, Jordan, March 22nd, 2005.

These are Bufo (Pseudepidalea) variabilis (viridis) toadlets




....................and why they do it? Any idea?

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Re: froglet accumulation

Postby Jürgen Gebhart » Sun Nov 01, 2009 3:20 pm

I never saw something like this!!! Have no idea what they are doing there, but realy crazy!!!
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Re: froglet accumulation

Postby Daniel Bohle » Sun Nov 01, 2009 3:37 pm

Lesbos May 2008, just a little bit smaller :-D




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Re: froglet accumulation

Postby Francesco Tri » Sun Nov 01, 2009 5:29 pm

I think it's simply a way to retain moisture: Photos depict it all just metemorfosati animals that can not remain in high water, culminating in the countryside, whose path is blocked by the strong heat
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