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Pelophylax lessonae

Posted by
Johan Dierckx (Wijnegem, Belgium) on 12 July 2011 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

Pelophylax lessonae (NL: Poelkikker / EN: Pool frog / DE: Kleine Wasserfrosch) is a European frog. The reasons for declining populations are decreased pond habitat from human encroachment and also air pollution leading to over-nitrification of pond waters. Its specific name was chosen by the Italian herpetologist Lorenzo Camerano in order to honour his master Michele Lessona.

Image: Visé (B) - 13/05/2011

Canon EOS 400D 1/160 second F/5.6 ISO 200 150 mm

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Veronique from Hautes-Pyrénées, France

WOW !!!!! 50*

12 Jul 2011 11:00am

Mamyni from Argenteau-Visé, Belgium

Génial...j'ai posté sa petite soeur aujourd'hui!

12 Jul 2011 3:03pm

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

An exceptionally good portrait here ! Superb presentation and, yes, deserving Five*****S !

12 Jul 2011 7:47pm

kitty from Seoul, South Korea

Love this. He forgot to eat the bug ^^

13 Jul 2011 6:06am

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Magnificent shot!

13 Jul 2011 8:09am

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice & wonderful!!!!

4 Apr 2012 3:17pm

gogoli from Tehran, Iran

so funny!!!!

4 Apr 2012 5:10pm

Canon EOS 400D
1/160 second
ISO 200
150 mm