Friday, February 17, 2012

Pancake Frog!

When I was little, we lived near a creek that was filled with tadpoles/frogs. Each spring, my sister and I would collect tadpoles and save them in mayo jars. Later, during the summer, the neighborhood would be filled with frogs - big ones!

Well, many of these frogs would meet their demise under the wheel of cars - creating what I called "Pancake Frogs." After these dried out in the sun, I would pick them up and started a collection of them that I kept in a shoebox. This was not popular with my parents.

Skip forward to last weekend --- I found a pancake frog in my driveway!!!! It is a cool specimen because the guts all spurted out its mouth and made a perfectly formed frog body. Here it is:

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