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    My Pond Is Full of Tadpoles!

    I built myself a small pond a few years ago, hoping to attract tadpoles. And for a few years none turned up. Very disappointment! But today it's full of these little critters. I think Green Tree Frog...?
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    Same thing happened to me last December over night I had 100's of taddies in my birdbath. Lots of them stayed taddies for more than 6mths, unbelievable...I don't think they wanted to grow up & leave my birdbath!
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    I hope you were as pleased as I was!

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    You know frogs are an indication of a healthy environment, yay! I remember collecting them as a kid, mum would let us put them in a small tank we had and once they got their legs we would take them back where we found them. Are you going to take photos as they develop?

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    Hopefully!

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    Tadpoles in abundance here too!

    We have three frog ponds, all full of tadpoles atm

    This Western Burrowing Frog was on our front grass last night
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    Great photo. Amazing detail

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    I wish you people with taddies lived closer to me - I'd love to get some for the kids. Everytime we look for them in waterways, we don't find a single thing and we do try different times of the year too.

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    Mine are Striped Marsh Frogs, it turns out.

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    wow!! we get frogs coming up our very steep driveway when it rains here. we are fairly close to the river too. My husband catches them and brings them in for my 4 year old to see. I never have the camera at the ready though..

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    Quote Originally Posted by jim View Post
    Mine are Striped Marsh Frogs, it turns out.
    Great! , Have they all become frogs yet? I think most of the tadpoles in my ponds will be Motorbike frogs

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ninox View Post
    Great! , Have they all become frogs yet? I think most of the tadpoles in my ponds will be Motorbike frogs
    I just checked my pond & I have another set of Motor Bike frog tadpoles again (looks like 100's!) they are a bit bigger than a speck of pepper atm

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    The first batch are all frogs now, but there's a bunch of new tadpoles too. Same kind.

    Hoping to photograph a frog some time.

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    Cool! Would be great to watch them developing


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