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Frogs 4 guys and a gal low res

Observed: 12th March 2011 By: Cheshire CatCheshire Cat’s reputation in Amphibians and ReptilesCheshire Cat’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Nice to be popular - 4 guys and a gal low res
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Last year in our pond - I felt rather sorry for this female! How common is it for 4 males to hang on? I've never seen it before.
Higher res photo available too.
Chris

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KelsaeJohn's picture

Multiple Males attempting to mate.

This is not at all uncommon.

Amadan's picture

Male toads -

are even less kind to their ladies, frequently climbing on and holding tight while still some distance from the pond. The poor lass then has to carry him there!