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Tiny Frogs Caught Turning Bamboo Shoots Into Bachelor Pads
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Jean
- 18 days ago - thedodo.com
This little green frog goes by many names: Günther's bush frog, the white-spotted bush frog, chalazodes bubble-nest frog, Raorchestes chalazodes. But, if you're not into the whole brevity thing, acts-out-your-Sims-fantasies-inside-bamboo frog would be a
The Chorus of the Leopard Frogs
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Cher
- 583 days ago - kvnf.org
On thealmanac.org last week, Marilyn Stone noted that she hasn't heard the chorus of leopard frogs she usually hears by this time of year, and wondered about the effect of a nearby wetlands that dried up last fall. KVNF's Marty Durlin has some answers
Three-Fingered Frog Discovered in Southern Brazil
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Cher
- 748 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
A tiny, three-fingered frog in a rainforest reserve in southern Brazil was officially recognised as a new species this week after its discovery in 2007 by biologist Michel Garey.
Colourful Tree Frogs Photographed By Angi Nelson
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Cher
- 1287 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Angi Nelson photographs brilliantly colourful frogs at her home in Bristol. She began taking pictures of frogs from her own collection after she was diagnosed with ME, leaving her housebound.
Saving the Frogs in South Korea
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, frogs )

Cher
- 1451 days ago - all-creatures.org
South Korea is smaller than the state of Virginia, but is home to 48 million people. Such a densely packed human population causes an array of problems for Korea's 18 amphibian species
Three New Unusual Frog Species Discovered in Tanzania
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Cher
- 1491 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
Three highly endangered species of frog new to science were recently discovered in the rainforests of Tanzania.
Toad Haul: Wildlife Award for Bath Woman Helping Creatures Cross the Road
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, frogs, toads, newts )

Cher
- 1493 days ago - thisisbath.co.uk
A woman from Bath who has saved the lives of thousands of toads, newts and frogs by helping them cross a busy road has received international recognition.
Captive Breeding Programme Launched for Unique Darwin's Frogs in Chile
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Cher
- 1501 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
Darwin's frogs (Rhinoderma darwinii and Rhinoderma rufum) are native to Chile and Argentina and have a unique way they care for their young. Males take up eggs or newly-hatched tadpoles into their mouths. The developing larvae are maintained within the
The Build A Frog Pond Contest!
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Cher
- 1513 days ago - savethefrogs.com
The SAVE THE FROGS! Build A Frog Pond Contest invites schools and homeowners to build frog ponds on their property and document the project and its successes through video, photos and stories, which will be posted online to educate and inspire others to
The Problem With Frog Legs
Offbeat  (tags: frogs, international trade, frog legs, extinction, cruelty )

Simone
- 1514 days ago - all-creatures.org
The worldwide trade in frog legs is massive, and is undoubtedly a significant contributor to the decline and extinction of amphibian populations worldwide. For example, Europeans alone consumed roughly 120 million frogs per year in the 1990's.
Kids Lead Frog Legs Protest
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Cher
- 1517 days ago - all-creatures.org
Supporters of the environmental conservation group Save The Frogs congregated outside the Uncle Julio's Rio Grande Café in Arlington, Virginia yesterday to protest the restaurant chain's sales of frog legs. Far from your ordinary protest though,
Government Moves Toward Controlling Deadly Amphibian Disease
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Simone
- 1522 days ago - all-creatures.org
With many of America's amphibian species facing imminent extinction, the US Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS) took a large step today towards controlling the spread of a deadly chytrid fungus (Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis) that has been decimating
Kids Lead Frog Legs Protest
Offbeat  (tags: frogs, amphibians, protest, kids, environment, conservation )

Merissa
- 1535 days ago - savethefrogs.com
Supporters of the environmental conservation group Save The Frogs congregated outside the Uncle Julio's Rio Grande Café in Arlington, Virginia yesterday to protest the restaurant chain's sales of frog legs.
Save The Frogs! The Fantastic Frog Art Giveaway!
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Cher
- 1548 days ago - savethefrogs.com
The 2010 Fantastic Frog Art Giveaway has begun! We're receiving Frog Art Contest entries from around the world, and now we have a huge stack of Frog Art...but there is only so much space on the walls of our small office...so we're giving art away!
Pea-Sized Frog? Yes, That's a Pea-Sized Frog Scientists Have Discovered in Borneo
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, frogs, discovery )

Cher
- 1548 days ago - latimesblogs.latimes.com
Scientists have discovered a frog the size of a pea, the smallest found in Asia, Africa or Europe, on the Southeast Asian island of Borneo
 

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