December 9, 2009

Cuban Tree Frog, Florida

Photograph by James Snyder

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This is a Cuban tree frog on a tree in my backyard in southern Florida. How and why he ate this light is a mystery. It should be noted that at the time I was taking this photo, I thought this frog was dead, having cooked himself from the inside. I'm happy to say I was wrong. After a few shots he adjusted his position. So after I was finished shooting him, I pulled the light out of his mouth and he was fine. Actually, I might be crazy but I don't think he was very happy when I took his light away.

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1 comments
Deacon Finkle
Deacon Finkle

Probably found an alternative way to warm itself. 

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