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Euphlyctis cyanophlyctis

Kathmandu Frog Survey 2019

The major objective of this program was to explore the status of frogs in and around the ponds of Kathmandu valley. Our team of three members surveyed around 20 ponds of Kathamandu valley and identified three species of frogs and toads (Duttaphrynus stomaticus, Euphlyctis cyanophlyctis, and Hoplobatrachus tigerinus).

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Pelophylax ridibundus Marsh Frog

The Story Of The Introduced Marsh Frog

The marsh frog (Pelophylax ridibundus) is Europe’s largest frog species and was intentionally introduced to the UK in the mid-1930s. Marsh frogs are now predominantly found in south-east England, having expanded from their original introduction site in Kent to the surrounding counties.

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Britain toads

The Common Toad Is In Trouble

Research published in 2016 showed that Common Toads have declined in Britain by nearly 70% over the past 30 years. The decline is unprecedented for such a widespread and ubiquitous species within Europe. There are a number of causes for the decline, but like most species declines, habitat loss is one of the biggest.

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frogs booklet bangladesh

Bangladesh Frogs Booklet – Free PDF

Abdur Razzaque from Bangladesh recently sent us this information on a new book: “Greetings! You will be happy to know that a booklet entitled “Endangered Frogs In Bangladesh” (in Bangla) has been published by Zoological Society of Bangladesh (ZSB), who acknowledges SAVE THE FROGS! Bangladesh initiatives and included our logo in the booklet. I hope […]

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ecuador frogs

Memories from La Selva Amazon Ecolodge

SAVE THE FROGS! supporter Ruth Van Sciver visited La Selva Amazon Ecolodge in Ecuador in 2010. It was her enthusiastic recollection of her experience that inspired us to organize our 2018 SAVE THE FROGS! Ecuador Ecotour to La Selva. Here are some memories Ruth was willing to share: “We stayed at La Selva Jungle Lodge […]

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How To Handle A Frog

How To Catch & Hold A Frog

Assuming you truly need to hold a frog, you should do it in a way that minimizes pain, stress, disease transfer, moisture removal and chemical contamination. ​(1) Do you need to catch and hold the frog? If not, please consider admiring it from afar.(2) You probably found that frog at the mating pond and you don’t […]

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Costa Rica Amphibians

The Amphibians of the TAMU Soltis Center in Costa Rica

Join an upcoming SAVE THE FROGS! Costa Rica Ecotour In July 2017, I joined biologist Víctor Acosta Chaves, M.Sc. and his team for a survey of the amphibians and reptiles of the Texas A&M University’s Soltis Center for Research and Education (Soltis Center). The Center protects low to mid elevation rainforest (~500m above sea level) […]

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litoria aurea Kaya Klop Toker

Plight Of The Green And Golden Bell Frog (And Current Conservation Measures)

Presentation by Dr. Kaya Klop-Toker: Plight of the Green and Golden Bell Frog (and Current Conservation Measures) On June 7th, 2017 (June 8th Australia time), we will hold another session of the SAVE THE FROGS! Australia New Zealand Video Conference. Amphibian biologist & SAVE THE FROGS! Volunteer Dr. Kaya Klop-Toker will give a presentation on […]

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TED-Ed Disappearing Frogs

SAVE THE FROGS! TED-Ed Disappearing Frogs Video

Amphibians are in danger — worldwide, nearly one-third of amphibian species are on the verge of extinction. SAVE THE FROGS! Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger teamed up with TED-Ed to produce the video below, which has been viewed over 250,000 times. Please watch, enjoy and share!

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Ololygon luizotavioi

Frogging Santuário do Caraça

About a hundred kilometers east of Belo Horizonte (the capital of Minas Gerais, Brazil) is Santuário do Caraça, an 11,233 hectare reserve in the Serra do Espinhaço, the longest mountain range in Brazil. The reserve contains large tracts of Mata Atlântica (Atlantic Rainforest), as well as Cerrado (a drier ecosystem common to inland Brazil south […]

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