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Re: OT/unusual visitor

  • Subject: Re: OT/unusual visitor
  • From: Pam Evans <gardenqueen@gmail.com>
  • Date: Sat, 9 May 2009 16:12:16 -0500

How cool!   Sugar used to love to watch the geckos on the bathroom window
after dark, but Little Bit doesn't seem so inclined.

On 5/9/09, Aplfgcnys@aol.com <Aplfgcnys@aol.com> wrote:
> Last night as we were sitting quietly, reading, after dinner, our gray
> cat, Jane dashed across the room and up onto the back of Chet's
> chair which sits beside a double window.  She was pawing at the
> window and very excited.  I could see something on the outside of
> the windowpane, and at first thought it was a large moth, but when
> I looked closer, found it was a frog!  This creature was on the upper
> pane of a large window, just like spiderman. We watched for a long
> time.  He glided back and forth across the window slowly but with
> apparent ease.  Sometimes he went onto the window frame, but
> soon reappeared.  He must have been catching insects that were
> attracted to the light shining through the window.  We hear a lot of
> frogs this time of the year, but rarely see them, and I have never
> seen one on a window before.  My zoology doesn't include frogs, so
> I have no idea what kind he was - some sort of tree frog I suppose.
> I can recognize the bull frogs and leopard frogs in the pond, but this
> one was not one of them. Body about three inches with leg-span
> another two inches as he stretched across the pane.  I have read that
> frogs are decliningbecause of environmental problems, but we still
> seem to have plenty of them around here.
> Auralie
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Kemp TX
zone 8A

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