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MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Meet Cape Town's Volunteer 'Toad Shepherds'

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- 2023 days ago -
According to the IUCN, South Africa's once abundant western leopard toad has undergone its most severe population declines in only the last twenty years

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Past Member (0)
Thursday November 8, 2012, 11:55 pm
Noted. Thanks.

Cynthia Davis (340)
Friday November 9, 2012, 2:51 am
Marked like a frog shaped like a toad.....a toady frog. They are very pretty.

Past Member (0)
Friday November 9, 2012, 3:55 am

Sandra M Z (114)
Friday November 9, 2012, 9:13 am

Hanniki Pieterse: Conservation to me means that I should be aware every single day of what I am doing. Using too much water, dropping a plastic bag or bottle where it shouldn't be, using pesticides, killing spiders and bees or any other living thing will eventually have a devastating effect no matter what we say.

Noted, Thank you Cal.

Gloria picchetti (304)
Friday November 9, 2012, 3:52 pm
The toads are beautiful & so are the toad shepards!

Robert O (12)
Friday November 9, 2012, 5:24 pm
Thanks Cal.

Ali Murphy (1)
Friday November 9, 2012, 5:48 pm
thanx Cal..sharing

irene davis (74)
Friday November 9, 2012, 7:55 pm
This season over one hundred volunteers took to the streets, flashlights in hand, to assist the toads in navigating the increasing number of man-made obstacles in their path.

Thank you to all the wonderful volunteers!

Friday November 9, 2012, 9:13 pm
copy&paste Sandra M Z
noted with thanks

michelle t (41)
Friday November 9, 2012, 9:39 pm

. (7)
Friday November 9, 2012, 10:52 pm
Noted, thanks

Frans Badenhorst (582)
Saturday November 10, 2012, 1:25 am
thanks for standing up and speaking out and actually DOING something.... congrats..

Mike H (252)
Saturday November 10, 2012, 9:09 am
Great people!

Veronique L (209)
Monday November 12, 2012, 10:37 am
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