Blue Frog

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Thought you guys might like to see a pic of my son's new roommate. He's a green frog, Rana clamitans, but this one is curiously blue-grey, a rare, but previously-observed color morph. His name is Sam and he loves his crickets. I have included a shot of a "regular" green frog for comparison.
 

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Just how cute can a frog be? What a great little friend to have. It looks like a precious gem.
 
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Oooh, he's very pretty, did you find him?
 
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Those legs sure look tasty! :approve:
 
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Oh, he's really cute! :biggrin: What a pretty color. :approve:
 
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Interesting little bugger, isn't it?

And I thought it was gonna be one of these:

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Those legs sure look tasty! :approve:
:confused: To small, not even a good mouthful.

I get the sense that you will eat anything.
 
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:confused: To small, not even a good mouthful.

I get the sense that you will eat anything.
No; not slime molds.
 
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brewnog said:
And I thought it was gonna be one of these:
This one looks like it has the temperment of a shark.
 
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arildno said:
No; not slime molds.
Believe it or not, those plasmodiums don't taste much difference from green jello! :tongue:
 
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Evo said:
Oooh, he's very pretty, did you find him?
Yes, he was one of twenty frogs that we collected in the window wells around our apartment one day. We released the others, but kept Sam. He now lives with Thomas, my newt, in a half-water, half-land terrarium.
 
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brewnog said:
Interesting little bugger, isn't it?

And I thought it was gonna be one of these:
Ahh, Dendrobates azureus, a fine species and very nice color, but not generally found in Upstate NY.
 
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I love frogs. My pond attracts themin great numbers, and they breed every year.
Took a photo of one hiding in a tube a while back:
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we don't get many frogs here in Scottsdale... :frown:
 
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DocToxyn said:
Ahh, Dendrobates azureus, a fine species and very nice color, but not generally found in Upstate NY.
but poisonous, no? :uhh:
 

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