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Pelophylax lessonae #3

Posted by
Johan Dierckx (Wijnegem, Belgium) on 28 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 1/200 second F/16.0 ISO 200 300 mm

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Basile Pesso from City of Aminus, Paris, France

Excellent close-up and focus.

28 Jul 2012 8:35am

Martine from bousval, Belgium

Wouhaaaaaaaaa!! géniale cette photo!!!

28 Jul 2012 10:02am

daniela scharnowski from Berlin, Germany

I feel being watched. x)
excellent eye Johan!

28 Jul 2012 1:04pm

christine from schoten, Belgium

Adembenemend, bijna abstract ... bijna te mooi om waar te zijn.

28 Jul 2012 4:05pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

so beautiful colors!

28 Jul 2012 7:37pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States


29 Jul 2012 12:16am

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