Thursday, April 18, 2013

Frogs Need Our Help, So Hop to It!

Kermit the Frog once sang, “It isn’t easy being green.” Although then he was lamenting that he blended in too much with his environment, he might be grateful today for this camouflage, as it just isn’t easy being a frog.

Frogs are among the more than 1,800 amphibian species that are threatened and the at least 168 amphibian species that have gone extinct in just the last two decades. Threats to them include habitat loss, water pollution, climate change, disease and invasive species.

Many states are hosting Save the Frogs Day events on April 27 to help raise awareness of frogs’ troubles and funds for amphibian conservation.  Read more ....

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