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House Finch Nest - Five future nestlings, dreaming of flight
Spring in Michigan
Retail sale of eggs - traditional market
WOULD BE MOTHER
Lacewing Eggs in the Forest.
Pedersen Shrimp with Eggs about to Hatch
Cellar spider (Pholcus phalangiodes) with eggs
Physid snail embryos.
Pair of Glass Eggs
Red eye tree frog eggs
Salmon Eggs
Father Calling
Eggs Predation
Lined in Ranks for Die
A baby robin waits for its siblings to hatch near Seeley Lake, MT
My white eggs surrounded by all my browns in one 1939 shipping canister ready for mailing
Easter Eggs for Brady
Robin's Nest and Eggs in a Cannon
Snapping Turtle laying her eggs
A Lady's Life
Bird's nest with eggs
Diamonds in the Marsh
A honey bee worker checking on the eggs.
14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Father Calling

This night frog, endemic to the Western Ghats of India, exhibits a unique breeding behavior. The males call for females, the females come and lay the eggs, then the males fertilize them. In this image, the male has successfully fertilized a clutch of eggs from a female. He is calling out for other females to lay eggs.

This photo is a finalist in the Natural World category of our 14th Annual Photo Contest. See all 70 finalists here.

TAGS: Eggs, Frog, India

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Bangalore, India
Member since 2014
Awards
Photo of the Day: 12.13.16 Editors' Pick Finalist
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© Karthik AK.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 08.2014
Total Views: 9549
Total Favorites: 3
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 30, 2016, 12:11 p.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D5100
Focal Length: 90mm
Shutter Speed: 1/50
Aperture: f16
ISO: ISO500
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