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Our World Underwater 2014


Yesterday I received more good news. The tadpole picture shown here below received the first prize in the category “compact cameras” in the Our World Underwater 2014 photo and video competition.

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Bert Willaert_Nyctibatrachus humayuni_Koyna

 I am happy to announce that I won the first prize of a nationwide amphibian photography contest in India. The winning picture (above, but differently cropped here) shows a male Bombay night frog (Nyctibatrachus humayuni) calling next to an egg clutch in its environment above a forest stream.

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The act of making love

About two years ago I was in Ecuador searching for frogs during the night when I stumbled upon an unusual sighting: a pair of mating mouse opossums (Marmosops cf. noctivagus). The male was hanging from his prehensive tail while firmly holding the

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