Frog update

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  1. DavidG58

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    I put a photo on 'Photo of the day' yesterday, don't want to overload that thread, so starting a new one here

    Last weekend I said to Bev, 'the frogs are late this year', then I went away for 2 nights, came back to plenty of activity, hence the photo, now 24 hours later the sun today has brought out more frogs than we have ever seen in our pond and already there is masses of spawn

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    and I just love the noise they make :clap2:but then I am easily pleased
     
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    Oh don't! Always reminds me of sago pudding at school :Eeek: :imoutahere:
     
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    That's a lot of frogs in a small pond. Frog soup almost!
     
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    It looks like you are overrun with them.

    Jen wouldn't be happy, scared of frogs.

    Martin
     
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    I will try for a better photo for tomorrows update, the pond is about 20' x 10', the frogs are only in the plants on the shallow edges, the fish are already queuing up for the spawn

    Then the blackbirds wait for the tadpoles

    Plenty seem to survive though, I am always 'saving' little froglets from around July on when I mow the grass it comes alive with them sometimes
     
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    Your right, that's a hell of a lot of frogs making a hell of a lot more frogs.:eek:
     
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    You could sell them in bulk to our French contingent.:france::france::france:
     
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    That's a blo**y orgy.....:Eeek::party2:

    This should be in the belly locker......:rofl:
     
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    Best prepared with a little garlic:D
     
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    Ive never seen so many frogs in the one pond. Great photos David (y)
     
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    Makes my TLC over my couple of frogs & couple of toads seem a bit over the top!
    Great photos, quite a sight!
     
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    Could be a lot worse....they could be mice.
     
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    lovey photos, I love frogs always smiling
     
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    SWMBO was so scared of frogs, that to get from the back door and down the lawn to the car, she used 2 garden chairs and literally lifted one in front of another stepping along as she did :)

    Took her over half hour and great amusement!!! :)

    Had to carry her on my shoulders in Bermuda, as the giant cane toads came out at night and blocked the route to the apartment!!!

    Love the pictures!!!! :)
     
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    Does anyone else call frogs Jeremy's or is it just our weird family thing?
     
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    Just you Dawn :D

    Something to do with Beatrix Potter I would guess (y) Jeremy Fisher

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    Your wierd family thing unfortunately.
    I wonder how that name stuck.

    My name for any and all spiders is Boris....does that make me wierd too ?
     
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    I used to have my doubt about you Dawn, now though I am much more certain! ;)
     
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    After Jeremy Fisher?
     
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