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Calls for mates fill the night

From the lips of little brown frogs, the peepers' song is for people, too

I found this spring peeper hiding in some ferns in the summertime. It took me almost an hour to get this magical photo. (photo: Bill Danielson)
I found this spring peeper hiding in some ferns in the summertime. It took me almost an hour to get this magical photo. (photo: Bill Danielson)
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Dusk wouldn’t fall for another 12 minutes, and already their song rang out from the moist stream banks and wetlands of the Indian Kill Nature Preserve in Glenville. The nighttime hum is familiar to country residents, where shifting trucks and whizzing cars can’t drown out their chorus. It’s the season for spring peepers, and at 7:30 on a recent Friday night, the tiny brown frogs could be heard through a crack in the window of ...


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ChuckD
April 22, 2013
9:46 a.m.

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Drive around the Mariaville area and you'll find places you can barely carry on a conversation!

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