In reply to edgebander:
I was just wondering if any knows if a female frog who never gets to see a male has to eventually lay her eggs without them being fertilised?
It's not always easy to hug a hedgehog.
But that doesn't mean you shouldn't.
In reply to madpenguin:
From BMC cell biology website....
"" If the eggs are not fertilized within several hours of ovulation, they deteriorate and ultimately die by as yet unknown mechanism.""
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In reply to WendyBartter:
The tadpoles have hatched from the frogspawn now and are developing well:
Not sure how many will develop to adulthood with this greedy newt around:
In reply to Figgy:
They`ve left the water at last.
How big is that frog EB?
Just a few cm long,Wendy.
And this was home. New babies on it.Well done,mum & dad.
Thanks EB, sweet little frog!
I counted 11 ducklings in that sea of green, amazing they can make any headway!
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