Tadpole Rescue

Today we performed a tadpole rescue.  Apparently some frogs thought this puddle looked good for offspring, but now it is drying up.  These tadpoles are not quite at hopping away stage yet so are going to perish.  We have begun gradually bucketing them out of the puddle and moving them to a more permanent body of water.  I know we are interfering with natural selection but I am a woose (sp?).  Plus the puddle is only there because of us so I feel responsible.

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8 Responses to Tadpole Rescue

  1. Laura says:

    It’s “wuss” (rhymes with puss). I’m with you, though – I couldn’t stand by and watch them dry up…


  2. Chai Chai says:

    Those frogs will eat some annoying bugs to pay you back – win, win situation.


  3. Teresa says:

    I’d be right there with you! I’m sure they do appreciate being given a new lease on life.


    • Donna says:

      They did not like being picked out of their puddle but swam happily away when they got to larger water. Hopefully they live to appreciate it.


  4. bluewolfwalking says:

    I would say you just created yourself some good karma….


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