Sitting in a puddle in the middle of a dirt road.
Parker caught a frog.
Wood frog eggs have hatched in a local vernal pool and the tadpoles number in the thousands after a couple of days.
The Wood Frog (Rana sylvatica) has a broad distribution over North America, extending from the southern Appalachians to the boreal forest with several notable disjunct populations including lowland eastern North Carolina. The wood frog has garnered attention by biologists over the last century because of its freeze tolerance, relatively great degree of terrestrialism (for a Ranid), interesting habitat associations (peat bogs, vernal pools, uplands), and relatively long-range movements. The ecology and conservation of the wood frog