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Amplexus style


Amplexus style
Photo Information
Copyright: Olgierd Rozycki (rolesox) Silver Note Writer [C: 0 W: 0 N: 173] (1940)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2012-03-23
Categories: Amphibians
Camera: Canon EOS 400D, Canon Zoom Lens EF 75-300mm, Marumi 58 mm MC-UV
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/500 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2012-05-30 20:14
Viewed: 2015
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Picture taken at Goplana lake in Szczecin.
The Common Frog (Rana temporaria) also known as the European Common Frog or Euro-pean Common Brown Frog is found throughout much of Europe as far north as well north of the Arctic Circle in Scandinavia and as far east as the Urals, except for most of Iberia, south-ern Italy, and the southern Balkans. The farthest west it can be found is Ireland, where it has long been thought erroneously to be an entirely introduced species.
Amplexus (Latin "embrace") - is a form of pseudocopulation in which a male amphibian grasps a female with his front legs as part of the mating process. At the same time or with some time delay, he fertilizes the female eggs with fluid containing sperm.
PL żaby trawne w miłosnym uścisku.


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good shot of this typical position of bufo bufo - this is not a frog, but a toad (common toad).
regards
pierre

interesting mating photograph of frogs. good lighting. tfs.

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