Froggy Has A Close Call

Common Frog Rana temporaria

… with the green waste recycling bin. Whenever I wheel my green waste bin I am now cautious. For the little frogs and toads take to hiding under a little recess beneath the bin during the day, and if I don’t tilt the bin forward I would most likely squish them, or drag them with the bin. This evening I found two toads under the bin which quickly vanished under the shed. This is a Common Frog (Rana temporaria), I took the other day, which was also discovered hiding under the bin. They must gather beneath the bin in readiness for those all night pool parties they have! πŸ™‚

Common Frog Rana temporaria

Common Frog Rana temporaria

Common Frog Rana temporaria

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July 2018, rear garden, Staffordshire, England. Β© Pete Hillman.

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33 thoughts on “Froggy Has A Close Call

  1. He blends in beautifully with the surroundings. I bet he’s glad he’s had somewhere to shelter from all this heat. Temporary respite, but I think the hot weather is set to continue soon.

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