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Frog Hopper Babies
Photographer: Chris Minihane
Location: Backyard - Karen Kenya
The spittle dripped from the trees for months as thousands of frog hoppers gestated en mass in our backyard. With a long ladder, I was able to capture this small part of their development as they huddled together for protection from the elements and predators inside a spittle barrier they produced. This spittle is created by sucking the moisture from the plants they lie upon.
Digital Alterations: 
Cropping, sharpen. Exposure tweaking.
Camera Information: Nikon D300 - Lens 105mm
Special Equipment: