<p><b>In August 2009, Photo of the Day featured photographs of animals.</b></p> <p>This is a Cuban tree frog on a tree in my backyard in southern Florida. How and why he ate this light is a mystery. It should be noted that at the time I was taking this photo, I thought this frog was dead, having cooked himself from the inside. I'm happy to say I was wrong. After a few shots he adjusted his position. So after I was finished shooting him, I pulled the light out of his mouth and he was fine. Actually, I might be crazy but I don't think he was very happy when I took his light away.</p> <p><i>This photo and caption were submitted to <a href="http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/your-shot/your-shot">Your Shot</a>. Have a great shot? <a href="http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/your-shot/submit">Send it to us</a> for possible publication in </i>National Geographic<i> magazine.</i></p> <p><a onclick="return addthis_sendto()" onmouseover="return addthis_open(this, '', '[URL]', '[TITLE]')" onmouseout="addthis_close()" href="http://www.addthis.com/bookmark.php">&nbsp;</a></p>

Cuban Tree Frog, Florida

In August 2009, Photo of the Day featured photographs of animals.

This is a Cuban tree frog on a tree in my backyard in southern Florida. How and why he ate this light is a mystery. It should be noted that at the time I was taking this photo, I thought this frog was dead, having cooked himself from the inside. I'm happy to say I was wrong. After a few shots he adjusted his position. So after I was finished shooting him, I pulled the light out of his mouth and he was fine. Actually, I might be crazy but I don't think he was very happy when I took his light away.

This photo and caption were submitted to Your Shot. Have a great shot? Send it to us for possible publication in National Geographic magazine.

 

Photograph by James Snyder

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