21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A Toad with a bug in its eye

I came across a regular toad one day with a bug latched onto his eyes. Seemingly it seemed like a mosquito that was trying to suck some blood from the toad. Not all too sure. But it certainly did not bother the frog, as he just sat there, completely unfazed.

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Date Taken: 09.2021
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: Thornton, New Hampshire, United States of America
Copyright: © Sandra van Hoek