Frog tadpoles jamieharrop2013-05-08T10:30:00+01:00May 8th, 2013|0 Comments A seething mass of frog tadpoles were in one of the ponds at Oats Royd nature reserve a few days ago, in about 12 clumps. No Comments Steve Blacksmith May 8, 2013 at 11:26 am - Reply I have a pet theory that their black colour helps them absorb energy from the sun or bright day light, and their habit of congregating into a mass like this makes it more effective. Leave A Comment Cancel replyComment Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Don't subscribe All Replies to my comments Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. You can also subscribe without commenting.