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Their decline began a century ago with the introduction of non-native trout for sport fishing that gobbled up the tadpoles.
Altadena father Gerard Shadrick visits the Gabrielino Trail with 9-year-old daughter Talulah, who likes to catch tadpoles in nearby creeks.
Read more: Those tadpoles will join the more than 47,000 previously produced at the zoo in its decade-old and award-winning National Amphibian Conservation Center.
Everything about the free event, from face painting to the tadpole dip with instructions on how to grow a frog, is intended to encourage community, to serve as a real country social.
Families can explore the four-acre Children's Garden and stop at Wonder Pond to look for the tadpoles that hatch there every spring.
There will be reduced admission plus activities for kids and parents, including a tram ride and craft project, ground cover garden walk, chance to answer tree-via questions, hands-on tadpole and toad activity, and more.
There are eggs in a nest, frogs, a tadpole, deer and lambs and a whole woodchuck family.
In close encounters of the bitey kind, cannibal tadpoles release siblings unharmed and consume non-relatives.
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Origin and Etymology of tadpole
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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Definition of tadpole for English Language Learners
: a small creature that becomes an adult frog or toad, that has a rounded body and a long tail, and that lives in water
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