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Portraits Of Boston: Tree Frogs

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“We’ve been best friends for a long time.”

“Tell me about something you’ve done together.”

“When we were in college, we went to Panama to research tiny red-eyed tree frogs and we wrote a paper on them.”

“What did you find out?”

“When they’re facing food shortages, they can extend their intestines to make the food last longer. It’s an example of flexible short-term evolution.”

Portraits of Boston is a project of independent photographer Ivan Velinov. He is regularly sharing some of his favorite portraits with WBUR. Visit his website to see the hundreds of portraits he has taken on the streets of Boston.

This program aired on October 28, 2013. The audio for this program is not available.



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