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Guess what?


Guess what?
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Copyright: Erwin Kruger (rommel) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 446 W: 0 N: 287] (3628)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2009-12-10
Categories: Bushveld
Camera: Canon EOS 40 D, Canon EF 100-400 f/4.5-5.6L IS USM, (digital)
Exposure: f/8, 1/500 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2009-12-19 2:06
Viewed: 3677
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
These foam like balls probable some type of nest, however I have no idea what they are. Could anyone be able to ID these " nest like structures"
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  • loot Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5524 W: 722 N: 4163] (11276)
  • [2009-12-19 8:44]
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Hi Erwin

Too little time and too much to do before the holidays so just a quickie for now.

This is the nest of a Foam Nest Frog - Chiromantis xerampelina.
The foam insulates eggs from the heat and cold, keeping them moist and safe from
other predators. Normally these are built in trees which overhang pans. Well seen
and captured.

Well done and TFS.
Regards
Loot

Hello Erwin
interesting subject, i have never seen it before,
very well compositionnice POV and great details
Have a good night
Jacqueline

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