Monday, 22 March 2010

Hop, skip or stroll....

..... but please don't stand on the frogs!

It's that time of the year when frogs search out any pond, pool or puddle to lay thousands of tiny eggs. If you are out and about exploring the woods in the next couple of weeks, particularly near ponds and lochs, please keep a watchful eye on the ground ahead. There may be a well camouflaged, smooth skinned amphibian crossing your path to find a suitable egg laying location.

Is it a frog or is it a toad? Frogs have smooth skin and toads have rough looking warty skin.

So keep on the look out, you may be lucky and see one.... or more!


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