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Egg identification - tree frogs? toads?
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Joined: 12 Jan 2005
Location: Tampa, FL

PostPosted: 2006.06.25(Sun)11:38    Post subject: Reply with quote

Okay... just one more update to this thread.

While at first the tadpoles looked like Little Grass Frogs, now that they are fully out of the water they look more like our standard Green Treefrogs. I can also tell that most of them are doomed...DOOMED I say! if they stay in my yard...these pics are from the fig tree which overhangs the two main water gardens where the tadpoles are emerging:

Baby treefrog in upper right... surprise dinner guest in lower left:

A closeup of our newest resident:

"You did then what you knew how to do and when you knew better... you did better!" -Maya Angelou
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PostPosted: 2006.06.26(Mon)9:43    Post subject: Reply with quote

LOL any idea what kind of snake that is? It doesn't look like one that has a fancy for frogs though. If you have resident garter snakes on the other hand...

I bet some of these frogs will be coming to visit your porchlights for bugs soon Smile

Dang sometimes I wish I lived in FL!
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Location: Massachusetts

PostPosted: 2006.06.28(Wed)20:36    Post subject: Reply with quote

looks kind of like a baby black racer. they come around here, they are like 3 feet long when adult. all black, can swim, and are VERY fast.
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