Jun 13
2012

Michigan tree frogs can be pretty stealthy. Check out the photo and see it you can spot him. Sometimes the best hiding spots are right out front.                 This closer view will give him and his “hiding spot” away.                   Michigan Tree
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May 31
2012

My nephew sent me this picture. I have a funny feeling that he knows what this is, but just in case. It is a snapping turtle. Be careful handling these guys. Even the young ones are grouchy. If you handle one of these without a net take a hold of the end of the tail
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May 25
2012

Mosquito larvae are tiny little wrigglers that spend their time hanging upside down at the waters surface. They eat bacteria that are in the water while they make diabolical plans to eat us when they grow up. The larvae stage is easy to control. Using products like mosquito dunks or bits works really well. This
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May 25
2012

Found this little gem(s) on the 23rd of May. Green frog eggs look like tapioca.  This frog spawn or cluster of eggs is easy to tell apart from the eggs laid by toads. Toads lay their eggs in strings, frogs in clusters. Bullfrogs lay their eggs in larger masses. I will post more pics as
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Apr 19
2012

Strange or unfamiliar pond inhabitants.