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Old 01-14-2020, 06:53 PM   #9
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Originally Posted by NEWisc View Post
It always amazes me how the wildlife finds a pond, especially the amphibians. I find myself asking 'Where is the water habitat that they came from, and how did they make the journey?'.
I agree. I think they showed up after a rainy night.

Also, my pond is on a slope; it is uphill from the field below us--that is bordered by a large stream quite a distance away.

I remember water striders showing up immediately! That shocked me--I did not realize that they can fly.
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