July 27, 2010

Wood Frog

Photograph by Kevin Chodzinski, My Shot

This Month in Photo of the Day: Animals

One of the coolest animals (literally) on the planet, the wood frog has the ability to go into complete hibernation (including complete heart stoppage) during the winter season. The heart, lungs, and brain completely freeze. In spring, the frog thaws out and comes "back to life". Spotted at Potato Creek State Park, Indiana.

(This photo and caption were submitted to My Shot.)


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