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  • Its not a frog! Its a Common Toad.
    Its not a frog! Its a Common Toad.
    The Common toad is an amphibian creature capable of living on land as well as in water but they prefer land. The common toad is also known as theEuropean toad because it lives in Europe.Common Toads eat insects, larvae, spiders, slugs and worms,...
  • A red-eyed tree frog relaxing on a leaf
    Facts about the red-eyed tree frog
    Many scientists believe the red-eyed tree frog developed its vivid scarlet peepers to shock predators into at least briefly questioning their meal choice.Their neon-green bodies may play a similar role in thwarting predators. Many of the animals...
  • Stopfrogabuse.com
    Tennessee Town Plans Mass Animal Murder
    SMITHVILLE, Tennessee - Local residents and others are outraged over one group's fundraiser, scheduled to take place next Friday. The event, called "Giggin' for Grads" involves participants stabbing or "gigging" frogs -...
  • Canyon treefrog in southern Arizona
    Celebrate National Frog Month
    It seems that there is a month for everything, so why should frogs be left out? Everyone has seen frogs, they're not particularly elusive or sexy. They chirrup on summer nights and splash off lilly pads in the spring. They are ubiquitous in...
  • Amphibian-monitoring team makes shocking discovery in photo
    'Frogzilla' photobombs zoo conservation crew
    Oregon Zoo conservationists working in Washington’s Conboy Lake National Wildlife Refuge may have unintentionally documented a record-breaking bullfrog, which experts believe could weigh upward of 50 pounds.The American bullfrog — an...
  • How to tell that spring is here, despite the forecast for snow
    How to tell that spring is here, despite the forecast for snow
    Today is the first day of spring, and it's going to be a beautiful one.But, in four days, there's a 60% chance of snow blanketing the region . . . again.Late winter and early spring snow can be discouraging to those who are ready for...
  • Dogwood
    Plant identification lab, frog hike, and other Maryland green events
    The Chesapeake Bay Foundation seeks volunteers to help pot native tree and shrub saplings at the Clagett Farm in Upper Marlboro on March 10, 11, and 12. The hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The young plants will eventually be used in various...
  • Bugs, butterflies and blooms
    Bugs, butterflies and blooms
    Butterflies have come to the Philadelphia Flower Show this year!The Butterfly Experience is located around the corner from the main exhibition hall, along the Grand Concourse in Room 202. Visitors can stroll through a flower garden, surrounded by...
  • Foreplay for frogs
    Foreplay for frogs
    There is nothing quite like rain on a tin roof. Even a drizzle is a symphony of harmonious sound. This is but one of the reasons I love to be in the barn. When it really rains, it is difficult to even have a conversation in the barn, which is...
  • Froggy Gets A Doggy by Jonathan London
    'Froggy Gets A Doggy' by Jonathan London is a PERFECT doggy froggy book
    In "Froggy Gets A Doggy," author Jonathan London and illustrator Frank Remkiewicz get it just right. A picture book that's clever, is filled with onomatopoeia, and sends the right message? Here it is.Froggy wants a doggy, and he is...
  • Stabbed Frog
    Action Alert: Frogs Stabbed, Shot, Beaten, Killed
    Last July, a small town youth group by the name of "DeKalb County Young Farmers and Ranchers" hosted a fundraiser for high school graduates in which participants stabbed, shot, beat and killed frogs. The participants that collected the...
  • New Year
    2013 Social Change Year in Review
    Although this year was filled with unfortunate events, from school shootings to the Boston bombings, this year also brought us much joy. The United States Supreme Court struck down the largest federal anti-gay law in the country paving the way for...
  • The Blanchard 's Cricket Frog
    Wisconsin endangered species, the Blanchard's Cricket Frog
    There are many Milwaukeeans that are interested in the reptilian residence of Wisconsin. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has been monitoring endangered species and has put the Blanchard's Cricket Frog (Acris blanchardi) on their...
  • Gigs
    GCG Calls Feds on Tennessee Frog Beaters
    The animal rights organization, Global Conservation Group, who vigorously campaigned against the "Giggin' for Grads" fundraiser in an attempt to cancel the cruel frog stabbing event is set to launch a national campaign this week.The...
  • Threats to California's frogs
    California tree frogs test positive for pesticides
    The Pacific Chorus Tree frog is a tiny thing (if you're from the east coast, think Spring Peeper). It puffs up its throat three times bigger than its head to sing. The chameleon of the frog world, this small amphibian can be brown, tan, grey...