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Mystery Photo

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Mystery Photo
Don’t peek at the answer until you’ve given this a good try! Then, scroll down a bit and the truth will be revealed to you.

Photo Credit: Richard Sack

Yoda after eating a big meal? Well, how about an Argentine Leaf-Folding Frog (Phyllomedusa sauvagii). According to "Froggie" – proprietor of the "Frog Store" (www.frogstore.com) – these frogs reproduce by depositing a gelatinous clutch of eggs into a leaf funnel over water, by folding a leaf and gluing it together with a sticky bodily secretion. Tadpoles hatch and fall into the water below! For more fun frog facts and photos be sure to visit www.frogstore.com/frogfacts.htm.


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