First Save the Frogs Day

How Common Frog and Moor Frog utter sound
 

Today 28th April 2009 is the first annual Save the Frogs Day. Amphibians are the most threatened group of animals. About 1/3 of the world’s 6,317 species are on the brink of extinction.

Visit Save the Frogs site for more information.

The cartoon above illustrates graphically the differences of the breeding calls between Common Frog (Rana temporaria) and Moor Frog (Rana arvalis)…

 
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2 Responses to First Save the Frogs Day

  1. Wendy says:

    Love the frogs! I completely missed Save the Frogs Day, I will mark it on my calendar for next year! 😉

  2. Seppo says:

    No wonder Wendy, it was the first time ever! 🙂 In Finland we have only three frog species, and two species of newts. :]

    Save the Frogs site has also a Twitter account. Worth to follow.

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