Frogs and toads have always been popular, as we can follow their lifestyles as frogspawn
becomes tadpoles then froglets and then frogs.
Toad spawn is significantly different from frogspawn
because it is laid in long strings, unlike the clumps of spawn produced by frogs.
"Using measures such as sightings of ladybirds, frogspawn
and swallows, as well as the leafing of oaks and hawthorns, the pace spring takes to travel from the south coast of the UK northwards, has been calculated to be two miles per hour."
But the early arrivals had their breeding disrupted by youngsters who made a "game" of collecting the creatures and throwing them - and their frogspawn
- at each other.
Wow Chia Seed Drinks, PS2.50, Sainsbury's, Boots & Co-op A little confusing to begin with (don't mention frogspawn
), but bear with - once you're used to the weird texture, it's like a lovely drinkable pudding.
Although nobody would mind if they banned that frogspawn
"The rise in unpredictable and extreme weather may catch some species out, such as the early frogspawn
which may have been killed by the frost."
Native to Florida, this alien predator is having a damaging effect on British pondlife and waterfowl, with fish, frog, frogspawn
and ducklings falling prey."
The first frogspawn
is likely to be seen about now.
in ponds is a sure sign that spring has sprung
For Eurosceptics, it's the Conference Premier play-offs on BT Sport 1 - Grimsby versus Gateshead, accompanied by a good honest fish supper and a glass of some disgusting traditional British beverage such as dandelion and burdock or Old Frogspawn
definitely comes into the category of adventures starring frogs, tadpoles and frogspawn
. Being by Michael Foreman means it is also excellent.