Fast flowing mountain streams such as this one is host to much life. The frog lurking among the grassy leaves in the stream is happy in conditions that would be taxing to humans.
Interesting that people don’t crave the living conditions of amphibians, while human impact on the survival of the earth’s amphibian species has become so particularly severe.
Habitat destruction obliterates species at an increasing rate on earth. People remain largely unaware of and uncaring about human impact on other life. Technology and construction of an earth-wide comfort zone for people interferes specifically and harshly with rivers and wetlands globally in our time. The picture was taken in Bainskloof.