Kerjillions

Bufo americanusThe tadpoles of a toad, I assume American Toad (Bufo americanus) rather than Fowler’s (Bufo fowleri), about a centimeter long. In the shallows of Doodletown’s Reservoir. The adult toads live inland but come to fresh water to reproduce.toad2There were innumerable numbers of them. They follow the human sperm plan; produce a lot, a few will probably survive.toad3On the surface of the same water, a number of swimming bugs.Rana clamitans melanota A Green Frog (Rana clamitans), somewhat outnumbered.

6 Responses to “Kerjillions”


  1. 1 Monica May 21, 2013 at 10:08 am

    I thought it was spelled “bajillions.”

  2. 3 Paul Lamb May 21, 2013 at 8:42 pm

    Or the human sperm plan follows the tadpole model.

  3. 5 michela caudill May 22, 2013 at 11:44 am

    Your BACKYARD AND BEYOND is one of my morning pleasures. You manage to cover so much and shed a light on different aspects of urban and non-urban nature.


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