Mejor Hypopachus


Hypopachus variolosus - 06.14.2009 - 13.28.59 Mexican sheep frog - Hypopachus variolosus - 07.06.2009 - 12.45.58

A better photo of the sheep frog, Hypopachus variolosus.  The males of this species secrete some kind of glue substance from their belly to adhere to mates when they amplex.  It’s nearly impossible to remove the male when that occurs.  And, when there are a couple hundred of these guys in a bucket, there are always several pairs linked up…

Before leaving, the froglets began to emerge from the wetland.