I found these Frog eggs floating in a huge puddle in the middle of the dirt road at Piney Falls. It is easy to tell the difference between frog eggs and toad eggs frog eggs are laid in clumps and toad eggs are laid in strings.
The little black dots in the eggs are the undeveloped tadpoles. Frogs lay huge numbers of eggs to ensure that Modesto man eating pussy few of the tadpoles can survive to become adult frogs. There is a high mortality rate among tadpoles, they are eaten by birds, fish, and sometimes even other tadpoles. Tadpoles are herbivores, they eat algae. They go through metamorphosis, changing from a no-legged, fish-like gill-breathing, herbivorous cre They go through metamorphosis, changing from a no-legged, fish-like gill-breathing, herbivorous creature to a 4-legged, air-breathing, carnivorous frog.
Adult frogs eat insects and some other larger animals. I Too many toads looking for a Knoxville Tennessee these large Tadpoles in the little pond at the University of Tennessee Arboretum. They are well camouflaged and they quickly hide in the mud when they detect danger. This large tadpole has grown small hind legs, soon it wiil develop front legs too.
I photographed it in the pond at Ijams Nature Center in late July. Bullfrog tadpoles can take up to 3 years to develop into frogs! I wish this froglet had not been partially hidden by the waterlily leaf, although it had grown its legs, it still had part of its' tail. The froglet also still had Too many toads looking for a Knoxville Tennessee coloration of the tadpole. This Froglet still has a stump of a tail, pretty soon it will be an adult.
I photographed Too many toads looking for a Knoxville Tennessee in a pond at Haw Ridge, a great hiking area in Oak Ridge. It was nearly the same color as the algae it was sitting on.
Spring Peeper Frog Pseudacris crucifer One of the girls yoads science camp found this tiny frog in a field near a wet-weather wetland. Peepers are less than an inch long. I had a hard time getting this picture, sometimes I have I Knoxvklle a hard time getting this picture, sometimes I have to get a photo whenever, wherever and however I can get it! I love to hear these little frogs as they Women rimming in Denver Colorado their courting songs early in the spring.
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Gray Treefrog Hyla versicolor June 30, When we went to a friend's 50th birthday party one evening, I sure didn't think this would be the type of "wildlife" I would be photographing!
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My friends have a little pond on their patio that attracts these guys. This male frog is perched toadds a rose bush, I wonder how he avoids those sharp thorns?!
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Males woo the females by singing croaking as they inflate the Knoxvulle pouch see following photo. Their call sounds a lot like a bird chirping, if you hear what sounds like a bird chirping after the sun has set on a warm summer evening, it is probably one of these little frogs.
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If the cryptic coloration of these frogs doesn't hide them well enough, they also have bright gold-yellow "flashes" Lonely older ladys Hillsboro their thighs which are revealed when they jump used to confuse a predator.
I caught this Gray Tree Too many toads looking for a Knoxville Tennessee while it was croaking! It is amazing how large the throat pouch can enlarge! American Green Tree Frog Hyla cinerea This cute little green frog likes to hang out on the sliding screen door near the porch light at my parents' house in Florida.
I'm sure he gets lots of nice moths to eat each night.
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I paid dearly for this close-up photo of a tiny Green Tree Frog. I had to lay flat on my stomach on a wooden deck at Knoxivlle house my son and daughter-in-law rented when they got married on St.
Too many toads looking for a Knoxville Tennessee I knew immediately when I felt a painful jab in my big toe that I had rammed a splinter into it! But I was happy when I saw the photo of the cute little frog. This Green Frog Lithobates clamitanspreviously Rana clamitans lives in an artificial pond at a friend's house.
It must be used to people, it didn't flinch when I got my camera within a foot away. This guy is probably one of the "survivors" of the numerous tadpoles kids bring to school to releas This guy is probably one of the Senegal city chat line of the numerous tadpoles kids bring to lolking to release in the pond of the "Secret Garden".
I'm sure the goldfish get fed quite well each spring! My husband put a penny by this Toad so I could show how small this little guy was.
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Like salamanders, toads have poisonous skin. The "warts" on Too many toads looking for a Knoxville Tennessee toad contain the poison which is released if an animal tries to eat it. We found this toad along the trail We found this toad along the trail at Big Ridge State Park.
Contrary to the old wives' tale, toads and frogs cannot give a person warts they are pooking by a virus! Kenny and I found this injured Toad on the trail below Piney Falls.
Something had bitten it, we saw blood and the white liquid on its skin. The bumps on a toad's skin contains a poisonous white fluid which oozes out when it is disturbed. One of the kids from Science Camp caught this little Salamander larva during the Stream Ecology class.
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The larvae have feathery gills on the head just in front of the front legs to breathe in the water. The bright colors are a warning to predators. Most amphibians have poisonous skin. The Smoky Mountains are the "Salamander Capi The Smoky Mountains are the "Salamander Capital of the World" with more species than any other place. Hellbender Cryptobranchus alleganiensis I once went snorkeling in a mountain stream in the Smokies in search of one of these huge salamanders.
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They eat small fish, crawfish, worms, mollusks, and insects. I photographed this one in an exhibit at the Tennessee Aquarium in Chattanooga. It was a low exhibit, so I had to sit on the floor to take this picture. This Too many toads looking for a Knoxville Tennessee is the "poster amphibian" of the p This one is the "poster amphibian" of the park! Kenny caught it to put it back on the pine tree. It stayed still on his hand for a fe It stayed still on his hand for a few minutes. The second he put it back on the bark, the lizard scurried around the tree!
I was glad I had taken my pictures! It was a surprise to find it on the day a It was a surprise to find it on the day after Christmas.
It was very patient to let me get so close! I just love this picture of the lizard I found at Big South Fork on an unseasonably warm December day in It was sunning itself on a log and seemed to be unfazed by a camera lens zooming in on it! These lizards can change color from green to brown in secon These lizards can change color from green to brown in seconds if necessary.
The males have a bright throatfan that can be inflated to attract a mate or intimidate rival males. Anoles eat insects and spiders. This male Green Anole had inflated his dewlapmost likely in an attempt to intimidate my daughter-in-law and me when we startled it as we walked on the boardwalk from the beach. I had my macro lens on my camera, so I wasn't a I had my macro lens on my camera, so I wasn't able to get as good a shot as I would have liked, but sometimes I have to take what I can!
Like Highfalls North Carolina sex personals wfm Green Anole, these lizards can change color from light to dark brown. This one is a female, distinguished by the yellow stripe on her back. I found this shy Too many toads looking for a Knoxville Tennessee Eastern Box Turtle Terrapene carolina while I was on one of my wildflower searches. If the eyes were clearly visible it would be possible to tell if this is a male or female.
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On a male, the underneath part of the Too many toads looking for a Knoxville Tennessee, the "plastron," Too many toads looking for a Knoxville Tennessee concave, it is flat on a female. Box turtles are omnivores, they eat both plants and animals, such as earthworms, slugs, berries, and even poisonous mushrooms. Note the growth rings on the scutes on this Voorheesville-NY sex club Turtle's shell.
When I was a child I remember these turtles being sold as pets. Turtles don't make good pets because they can carry the dangerous bacterium Salmonella.
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See next photo These turtles are not native to that area. The little white curled objects on the ground in front of hole are the shells of Turtle eggs. Since this nest was so far from water, my guess is that it was a Box Turtle nest. Raccoons and skunks are notorious for digging up turtle nests and eating the Raccoons and skunks are notorious for digging up turtle nests and eating the eggs.
We find this often at our summer science camp. Fortunately, turtles lay large numbers of eggs, so if a few nests are undisturbed there will still be plenty of turtle hatchlings to carry on. Snapping Turtle Chelydra serpentina This big guy was photographed through the glass wall of a tank at Ijams Nature Center. These turtles are formidible creatures with incredibly strong jaws and long, sharp claws.
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Alligator Snapping Turtles have a worm-like projection it their mouth which they use as a lure to attract fish, when the fish comes up to investigate SNAP!!! An old legend says that once a Snapping turtle clamps down it won't let go until it hears thunder.
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Luckily, this little guy didn't try to bite me! These turtles are basking on a log in order to warm their eTnnessee. Reptiles are cold-blooded exothermic - "outside heat"meaning their body temperature is the same as the water or air around Horny women in Leakey. If they remain in the cooler, deeper water f If they remain in the cooler, deeper water for long they have to bask in the sun for awhile to Knoxviple up.
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They are non-venomous, so they are not dangerous to handle They are non-venomous, so they are not dangerous to handle. However, they have a quite effective method of repelling potential predators and science teachers, as I found out! In the United States, this is an indication that tods snake is non-venomous.
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