Sunday, 30 January 2011

Frog Rides a Snake to Escape Floods in Australia

Sure, they've had their differences in the past, but when times are tough even frogs and snakes can share in a little cold-blooded solidarity. Amid the devastating floods in Queensland, Australia, computer technician Armin Gerlach spotted an unusual sight -- a frog riding atop the surface of the water on the back of a snake as the pair sought out solid ground. It's hard not to be inspired by the cooperative duo, particularly considering that snakes are quite fond of eating frogs, and vice versa.
Armin snapped a photo of the peculiar pairing while inspecting the damage caused by floodwaters in the town of Dalby. With scenes of devastation all around, the sight the frog and snake offered some much needed levity. "I felt amazement, I just couldn't believe it," Armin told Australia's Ninemsn.

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