||The tadpoles on the left are feeding on the
olive green cottonwool-like plants floating around them. (See particularly on the left of
the picture.) These are a type of simple plant called algae.
Algae are often small and microscopic. In the wetland, different kinds of
algae may be free floating in the water, or attached to stones and other larger plants.
The tadpoles will feed on these in their young, herbivorous stages.
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