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Unread postby Batmad » Thu Jul 10, 2008 5:52 pm

this thread is for frogs only!!!!!!!!

someone care to start it off....................................
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Unread postby JenB » Thu Jul 10, 2008 6:04 pm

Nada.... not me!
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Unread postby Jeanus » Fri Jul 11, 2008 8:21 am

An easy one

South Africa has only one truly poisonous frog what is its name?
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Unread postby Batmad » Fri Jul 11, 2008 8:28 am

the banded rubber frog?
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Unread postby Jeanus » Sat Jul 12, 2008 8:22 am

All yours Batmad :clap: :clap:
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Unread postby Batmad » Sat Jul 12, 2008 9:53 am

which frog can commonly be heard in kruger and has over 9 sub-species?
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Unread postby Jeanus » Sat Jul 12, 2008 2:31 pm

painted reed frogs?
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Unread postby Batmad » Sun Jul 13, 2008 2:56 pm

yes! well done! :clap: you are IT!
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Unread postby Jeanus » Mon Jul 14, 2008 11:11 am

Most frogs eggs are counter shaded what does this mean and why do they display this phenomenon
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Unread postby Batmad » Mon Jul 14, 2008 6:04 pm

:shock: :shock:

i dont know :redface:
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Unread postby Batmad » Sun Jul 20, 2008 8:16 am

does anybody know? :huh:
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Unread postby Jeanus » Sun Jul 20, 2008 8:20 am

I will give them another day and then post the answer if that is ok batmad
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Unread postby Batmad » Sun Jul 20, 2008 8:21 am

i agree :mrgreen:
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Unread postby Imberbe » Sun Jul 20, 2008 8:00 pm

Eich, I cannot allow that! It is such a good question.

Counter shading: It is when the top part of an animal (in this case an egg) is a different colour or shade than the bottom part. Usually the top is darker and the bottom is lighter. You often find this in aquatic species.

Aquatic species use this to avoid detection by predators. When seen from above, the darker top hides the animal against the dark bottom of the water body. When seen from below, the lighter bottom blends the animal in to the light coming from above, allowing it to escape detection.
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Unread postby JenB » Sun Jul 20, 2008 8:04 pm

Jeanus, Imberbe! :clap:
Allemagtig but you guys are clever..... I had no idea! :shock:
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