Pond Life

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  1. DavidG58

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    I love gardening, particularly mowing the lawn, very rewarding, although I did realise today that cutting in the rain, only because I have to (heading off in MH tomorrow) is not as much fun :D

    At this time of year we have an exodus of tiny frogs from our pond, those that have survived being eaten as frogspawn and then tadpoles (blackbirds have an amazing aim and seem to really like tadpoles) make a bid for freedom, risking all sorts, mostly death by eating, they hop off over the lawn to who knows where

    So while mowing I am constantly looking for the little jumps that give them away, hoping that they all jump and some don't just duck :oops:


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    perspective is not easy but they are less than a cm across including legs



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    but not really a fair fight, I have to hope my observation skills are good :)(y)
     
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    Don't forget to save the legs .... you may be able to sell them en-route if you are going over the channel tomorrow.;)
     
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    Not yet, Falkirk for me tomorrow, or at least Jedburgh on the way to :)

    I have no idea what is in Haggis, but doubt it is frog :LOL:
     
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    One of life's little mysteries .... but I still like it!
     
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