Snake Eat Frog Eat Snake
National Geographic recently announced the Best Wild Animal Photos of 2008. Here’s the winner of the “Animal Behaviour” category, called “Deadlock” which was captured in the dead of night in a Belizean rain forest.
David Maitland observed from midnight to 3 a.m. as a rare Morelet’s tree frog doggedly refused to become supper for a cat-eyed snake–and still didn’t see the conclusion.
“I would love to have seen them go their separate ways, but I was exhausted” the photographer said. “The frog was all the time trying to pull the snake off, but the snake just wouldn’t let go. “