Backyard Pond

Discussion of backyard pond, frogs, goldfish and plants.

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Wild Toad Night

 After 4 days in the 60s, the toads woke up to start making tadpoles.  A bunch of them came to the pond from the surrounding woods and jumped in the water for an early spring swim.  They were making noise all night long.  In the first picture is a single toad maybe still looking for a mate and behind him a young couple that hooked up.  You can see the orange of one of the goldfish sleeping on the bottom of the pond. The other picture is a young couple hanging on to the edge of one of the rocks.  Interestingly, last year Wild Toad Night happened on March 12th - the same date as this year.


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