Across the tadpole

Category: Nature

 

Photo and caption by Victor Luja

Larval stage (tadpoles) of amphibians are unique among vertebrates. They are fragile and extremely sensitive to contamination. Once they are ready, they starts metamorphosis –transformation of tadpole to juvenile amphibian-. They develop limbs, reabsorb its tail and replace gills with longs.

Location: Tepic, Nayarit, México

 

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