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Oct 3, 2010

METAMORPHOSIS AT THE RIVERS EDGE

We were quite surprised to find these guys at the side of the river in a little channel. 
First we saw a few. 
Then we noticed an area where there were a lot. 
 On closer inspection we saw they were piling up about an inch thick. It was amazing. 
 A few had their little legs but most were still not at that point.  Soon there will be a bunch of little frogs in the forest edge.

I am linking with Metamorphosis Monday. Hop on over and see what is happening over there. Ha, ha... I said "hop on" over...do you get the pun? Oh I crack myself up. 

4 comments:

Keetha Denise Broyles said...

Oh, that is AWESOME!!!

I love it when I stumble across really cool sciency things like that!

Hmmmmm - - - I wonder if those tadpoles will stay tadpoles through the winter? Hardly seems they have time to mature enough between now and really cold Canadian air - - -

Most tadpoles hatch out in the spring. But different species do different things, and cold water slows metamorphosis, so maybe they will remain in that state until spring?

La Vie Quotidienne said...

This is a true metamorphosis! How fund to be able to see this. And, what a beautiful spot...lucky you.(-:

Sue said...

Oh I caught the "hop on over" part right away! But I guess that's because our great minds are on the same wave length. oh dear....
I'm not too sure about seeing little creatures like that, Lori. I don't even like the end result of them- froggies! eewww croak croak...
~ethel

Cindy (Applestone Cottage) said...

Oh, that is funny!
I love when you crack yourself up!
And those pics are amazing!
I am trying to get caught up on my blogging but it's hard when I have to go and admire my new granddaughter all the time.
HAGD,
Cindy

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