Saturday, 17 May 2014


Last week I was walking Raven later in the evening and we heard some peeping from a frog in the pond at the end of the road. The next morning when the light was better I was able to see three spawns of frog eggs and a few tadpoles scattered in the shallows along the rocks. 

Everyday since, I have been checking in on the little tadpoles and seeing how many have hatched. Yesterday there were not any eggs left and the pond was filled with so many tadpoles they made the rocks look dark because of their dense numbers.  

Here is a neat little diagram of the life cycle of tadpoles, too bad it will take approximately 84 days before any little legs will form on the swimmers, resembling any frog-like features!

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