Monday, March 16, 2009

White-tail's Tarsal Organ

Okay, so I don't have a PhD. in Zoology. My whole blog is littered with references to deer I called "Wounded Knee". Lots of deer had this same "wound". Turns out it's not a wound after all, it's a tarsal organ. So wherever you read "Wounded Knee" replace that with "tarsal organ", please. My bad...or is it? Camera Trap Codger has my blog listed as blogs he reads, but apparently he either doesn't read it, or failed to tell me about the tarsal organ! So I'm feeling pretty stupid right now, but how am I supposed to know that? And why didn't he tell me?! Arg. Oh well. Now I know. You can read about it here:

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Frog Eggs

Well, the frogs survived the snow. It got up into the 70's and there are now frog eggs in the pond. I still haven't seen the frogs up close, but they've been making a lot of noise.

Wednesday, March 04, 2009

Second Snow of the Season

We got about 4 inches on March 2nd. As you can see, the pond is frozen. I sure hope those frogs had the sense to go back into hibernation.
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