Look what I spotted today.

closeup of frog skin

Know what it is?

treefrog on small branch

Skin! In this case, a section where the hind leg presses up against the body. The body parts press together and flatten ouit so the frog presents less skin overall to the hot day, reducing evaporation.

closeup of frog

Taking pictures with a macro with an extremely limited depth of field is fun—it results in all kinds of unexpected details as focus points. It’s an interesting way of discovering things.


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