Frog and toad hunting has been this weeks evening pastime.
It is HOT outside during the day and this gives our boys something fun to do when it cools off.
Access to ponds or creeks…We have both in our backyard and many more on the golf course across the street.
Transportation…We walk or use the
critter mobile golf cart.
Lights…We use headlights and flashlights and even golf cart headlights.
Nets…Do we have nets! We have short-handled and long-handled and large holed and small holed. We are even willing to reach in.
My boys tell me this is a “smaller” bullfrog.
Container…We use a big tote.
Sense of humor…Peter likes to take “frog orders” before he heads out. I say I would like a green tree frog and his brothers might say a bullfrog. Peter especially likes to watch people open the tote and see how many he has brought home. Below is poor Mitchell not expecting dad to pull giganto bullfrog out.
An ability to say goodbye…With the hopes of seeing you again in the pond behind our home. This took years to perfect as saying goodbye to “caught critters” is very hard for little boys.
Peter may have been kissing this little guy on a dare from big brothers.
Big brothers can be especially cantankerous.
Camera…It is much easier to say goodbye if you have a photo to remember your new friends.
Potato brush and soap…Have it at every entrance to the house for the “Frog Hunters” to use before entering their home!
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- Let Them Eat Crayons (makewayforlindaj on WordPress getwritedowntoit.wordpress.com)
- Side Effects: Frogs, Phones and Other Acoustic Invaders (nytimes.com)
- VIDEO: Bullfrog Sits on Bench Like Human (fox4kc.com)
- Bullfrog Served ALIVE at Japanese Restaurant (odditycentral.com)