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By adamg - 8/5/22 - 12:58 pm
Frog

Mary Ellen spotted this frog just hanging out in Cow Island Pond, the part of the Charles River along Rivermoor Street in West Roxbury, where there's a bit more water than in the largely dry stretch just downstream along Millennium Park.

By adamg - 6/7/22 - 9:49 am
Frog

Mary Ellen spotted this frog enjoying the early morning mists along the Charles River in Millennium Park in West Roxbury yesterday.

By adamg - 2/12/22 - 8:18 pm
Heron eating a frog at Millennium Park

People weren't the only ones taking advantage of today's nice weather. Mary Ellen watched a great blue heron gulp down some frog legs - and the rest of the frog - at Millennium Park in West Roxbury.

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By adamg - 6/20/21 - 12:59 pm
A smiling frog in Cutler Park

Mary Ellen took today's most ribbitting photo this morning at Cutler Park on the Needham/Dedham line. See it larger.

By adamg - 3/25/21 - 9:48 pm
Frog in a pond on the JP/Brookline line

This frog was sitting on a branch in a pool along the Muddy River between Wards Pond and Willow Pond this afternoon.

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By adamg - 7/21/20 - 10:11 pm
Frog in the mud

Mary Ellen reports coming across seven frogs sharing a mud puddle on a dirt path along the train tracks at Millennium Park today.

By adamg - 8/10/07 - 9:00 am

Ah, what would we do without LiveJournal? Taxine posts a query on B0st0n LiveJournal:

Okay, so does anyone know where(or if) I can buy a formalin (formaldehyde) solution locally? I'm not a funeral director, scientist, or student, I'm just interested in preserving a pet frog who died of old age.

Naturally, helpful LJers suggest alternatives to the powerful chemical, including brandy and freezing - although Morbidqua advises against the latter, because of the possibility of power outages or changes of address:

By adamg - 5/27/06 - 1:03 pm

Matt posts an MP3 file proving that the frogs of Framingham are loud suckers.

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