evenings , during breeding season, many turtles will congregate for
A few years ago, we had such a sudden cold snap, the water in the
lake "rolled over" - the oxygen rich, cold water on top sunk under
& pushed up, the oxygen poor water from the bottom.
The result was that
about10-15% of the aquatic animal life died.
The vultures & 1 eagle had
their own feast on Thanksgiving Day
I believe this is the primary culprit
in the decline of native tree frogs & maybe other species as well.They
have ENORMOUS mouths
At at the same time these Cuban
Toads were becoming more numerous, other amphibians were disappearing
Toads are very docile - probably people set pets free & so the
of 3 similar snakes, but only 1 is poisonous