The Lurking Tomato
Like a sunbather that’s had just a little too much sun, this large frog species has a fiery expression.
Tomato Frog Frown
This little guy was NOT amused by the whole camera in his face situation.
Frog Pick Up
This must be the bulldog of amphibians. Nothing was ever too large to be in the frog’s way and his determination to snatch up a resting dragonfly or juicy grub was unfailing.
Dressed to the nines in a neat black and yellow suit gives this Poison Dart Frog the advertisement of a deadly toxins.
The capillaries and veins in this Leaf Tailed Gecko’s iris reminded me of twisting rivers and streams in a desert, dried up in the summer heat and reflecting the sun off their baked red clay beds.
Catch of the Day
Nosy Mangabe’s waters are a rich haven for estuarine and mangrove loving fish. Markets along the shoreline were brimming with baskets of crabs, fish and mussels.
A child darts away from his mother, not at all keen on his bath time.
Two sisters walk arm in arm down one of Mangabe’s dusty roads.