Namaqua Rain Frog

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Sun Nov 09, 2014 6:59 pm

Not something you will see every day.
I always hear these frogs, they always makes a noise when it rains. Only when it rains or when it is about to rain.

Was about to plant a plant when I found this one. First one I found after 6 years in this house.

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Sun Nov 09, 2014 8:10 pm

Aint seen 1 of those yet :wth:
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Sun Nov 09, 2014 9:06 pm

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Altyd so bang ek spit hulle raak. Dan skree hulle vreeslik.

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Sun Nov 09, 2014 9:43 pm

Strange looking little bugger .... almost like the frog version of a puffer fish! :D:
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Mon Nov 10, 2014 7:31 am

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Ek dink nie hy is eetbaar nie...
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Mon Nov 10, 2014 8:05 am

It is very soft, feels like a bag filled with water.
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Mon Nov 10, 2014 8:30 am

Also well camouflaged ... I think the first you'll know he's there when you hear the "pop" after standing on him. :D:
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Fri Nov 14, 2014 12:47 pm

Turned out to be a Namaqua Rain Frog and not a Cape Rain Frog
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Fri Nov 14, 2014 2:32 pm

Hmmm.... quite an ugly fella, i'm not too keen on frogs, but I know they have their place in the cycle of things. More importantly I find it interesting that you were planting a plant Pieter, did'nt know that gardening was your thing..... that's good though... :mocking: :mocking: :mocking: :mocking:
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Fri Nov 14, 2014 2:34 pm

GI Jane wrote:Hmmm.... quite an ugly fella, i'm not too keen on frogs, but I know they have their place in the cycle of things. More importantly I find it interesting that you wereplanting a plantPieter, did'nt know that gardening was your thing..... that's good though... :mocking: :mocking: :mocking: :mocking:

Jane and how ould you get a plant in the ground? :crazy:
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Nog nooit gesien dankie
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Fri Nov 14, 2014 4:55 pm

I find it interesting that you were planting a plant Pieter,
A Butter Tree yes, after planting it takes care of itself. :laugh2:
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Fri Nov 14, 2014 8:06 pm

pietpetoors wrote:
I find it interesting that you were planting a plant Pieter,
A Butter Tree yes, after planting it takes care of itself. :laugh2:
Hehe .... plant a 'brood boom' (bread tree) next to it and you'll never go hungry! :D:
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Fri Nov 14, 2014 9:42 pm

First the ground beans, then the butter tree then the bread tree.
The I can have grondboontjiebotter op brood.
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