Amphibious Reinstatement

Frogs & the Blue Forest 144

Usually when I approach this small shallow pingo ruin on the edge of the forest I hear a succession of small splashes as the frogs retreat to the safety of the water. This day was no different even though I did try to creep up on them….so I just sat down by the waters edge and waited…

Surely enough, one by one, the frogs gradually began to return until the point that I was surrounded by these amphibians…in the first picture above, this curious frog hopped right up to the lens… 😎

Frogs & the Blue Forest 152

 

18 responses

  1. Superb photographs and what better evidence that patience can and does reward you.

    September 10, 2014 at 12:32 pm

    • Thank you Keith! It was a nice place to sit and wait in the sun…and the frogs kept me amused! πŸ™‚

      September 10, 2014 at 12:35 pm

      • I just wish I could find a way to convince my two terriers that there is value for me in their keeping still and quiet, so I can photograph the creatures they would so dearly like to hunt!

        September 10, 2014 at 12:41 pm

      • I think that will probably be very difficult…I used to have a fox terrier who had to swim if she saw water…and no self-respecting canine can remain still if a rabbit runs by… πŸ˜‰

        September 10, 2014 at 8:55 pm

  2. gaiainaction

    Looks like a ‘happy’ frog πŸ™‚

    September 10, 2014 at 1:22 pm

    • Yes,there definitely appears to be smile. πŸ™‚

      September 10, 2014 at 8:57 pm

  3. Wonderful photos. I think the first frog must be a prince;)

    September 10, 2014 at 2:23 pm

    • Thank you Timothy! πŸ™‚ Maybe…but I try not touch frogs…for their benefit! πŸ˜‰

      September 10, 2014 at 9:02 pm

      • I just blow them a kiss, in hopes a she frog will turn into a princess;)

        September 10, 2014 at 9:29 pm

  4. fantastic capture.. what a sweet little guy/gal

    September 11, 2014 at 1:01 am

    • Thank you Margo! πŸ™‚

      September 11, 2014 at 11:34 am

  5. Absolutely fabulous portraits!! I must say, I cannot think of anything more divine than being absolutely surrounded by amphibians!! What a glorious situation to find oneself in!! Superb images indeed! That first portrait of the curious green companion is classic! Myriads of cheers,

    Smiling Toad πŸ˜‰

    September 15, 2014 at 9:41 pm

    • Thank you Toad! πŸ™‚ It certainly was a cool experience…there was a lot of jumping and croaking too…even smiling! πŸ˜‰

      September 17, 2014 at 9:35 pm

      • Absolutely precious!!! πŸ˜€

        September 17, 2014 at 10:33 pm

  6. Super, Photos of the nature are my passion. http://www.aloisabsenger.wordpress.com Regards Alois.

    September 17, 2014 at 5:20 pm

    • Thank you Alois! πŸ™‚

      September 17, 2014 at 9:37 pm

  7. Love these!

    October 8, 2014 at 3:34 pm

    • Thank you Elena! πŸ™‚

      October 8, 2014 at 3:36 pm

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