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Pelophylax lessonae

Posted by
Johan Dierckx (Wijnegem, Belgium) on 26 July 2012 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

Pelophylax lessonae (NL: Poelkikker, Kleine groene kikker / EN: Pool Frog / DE: Kleiner Wasserfrosch / FR: Petite grenouille verte, Grenouille de Lessona) 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: Aarschot (BE) – 19/06/2012

Canon EOS 400D 1/320 second F/8.0 ISO 200 300 mm

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Basile Pesso from City of Aminus, Paris, France

Great scene and bokeh !

26 Jul 2012 7:45am

Aubélia from Kortrijk, Belgium

Een prachtige foto met mooie kleurtinten en bokeh! Ik wens je een fijne dag.

26 Jul 2012 8:17am

Mariana M. from Waterloo, Canada

amazing ! bravo

26 Jul 2012 12:07pm

Francisco from Miami, United States

So very nice!

26 Jul 2012 2:10pm

Susan Rose from Georgia, United States

BEAUTIFUL! Nice capture.

26 Jul 2012 4:56pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice & amazing!!!!
so beautiful colors & lights!

26 Jul 2012 5:47pm

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Beautiful animals from Aminus3! by Francisco

Canon EOS 400D
1/320 second
ISO 200
300 mm