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Challenge: Abstract Macro IV (Basic Editing*)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Canon EOS-40D
Lens: Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 USM Macro
Date: Mar 3, 2012
Date Uploaded: Mar 3, 2012

Toads... waiting to find suitable material so she can lay her eggs, wrapping them around a plant or something, and then he can fertilize them.

He is the darker, smaller one...

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It amazes me how ferociously the male holds on. Just look how deeply his hand is in the female. She is totally okay with it. She swims about... with him on her back (doing nothing) until she finds the place.

I've tried to separate a couple before. I could not do it without fear of harming the male's being, so of course I quit. But, golly! So strong.

I think it's amazing, the way these creatures "know" how to survive without any books or internet or...


Place: 37 out of 133
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Votes: 133
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03/16/2012 04:45:47 AM
Shoulda' guessed this was yours LOL!
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
03/15/2012 08:15:12 PM
I'd guess a frog or toad of some sort. Very cool view.
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03/13/2012 01:56:08 AM
Cool (amphibian?) abstract. I love the colours.
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03/09/2012 01:51:16 PM
Looks like a frog? Nice coloring and details
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03/09/2012 08:29:47 AM
love the textures. What is it though???
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03/09/2012 07:13:36 AM
Some sort of reptile?
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