Frog Hunting In Nepal: Research Results From The 2017 SAVE MANASLU’S FROGS! Expedition

In 2016, I led a project in saving the stream dependent mountain frogs (locally called “Paha”) in the highlands of Manaslu Conservation Area, Nepal. Paha are hunted widely in the mountains of Nepal, including the lower settlements of Manaslu, primarily for food use and secondarily for presumed health benefits. Continue reading Frog Hunting In Nepal: Research Results From The 2017 SAVE MANASLU’S FROGS! Expedition

Ask the Gilroy Garlic Festival to prohibit frog leg sales

The Gilroy Garlic Festival in California should be celebrating garlic rather than frog extinction. Please call them and ask them to prohibit the selling of frog legs at their festival: 408-842-1625. The frogs being sold are in all likelihood either wild-caught or farm-raised non-native, disease-spreading, predatory American Bullfrogs shipped here from some distant country. Thanks … Continue reading Ask the Gilroy Garlic Festival to prohibit frog leg sales

STOP! DON’T FRY THAT FROG

Thanks to SAVE THE FROGS! Supporters Sandra Walters for getting this letter of hers published in the January 12, 2014 edition of the Daytona News-Journal! The News-Journal recently printed an account of a casual meal at an Old-Florida-style restaurant. Everything about it sounded appealing — the sunset, the water, the atmosphere —until the part where diners were munching on frogs’ … Continue reading STOP! DON’T FRY THAT FROG

An update from SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana student chapter at the University for Development Studies:

An update from SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana student chapter at the University for Development Studies: “Today we visited the frog market at Kumbugu in the Northern Region of Ghana. We met the frog hunters who took us through what they do. They are basically farmers but hunt for frogs during the lean season of farming … Continue reading An update from SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana student chapter at the University for Development Studies:

We Need Your Help Saving Frogs in Arlington, VA this Saturday Sept 4th

SAVE THE FROGS! supporters from George Mason University are leading a protest in defense of frog populations this Saturday, September 4th, 5pm, at the Rio Grande Café in Arlington, VA. We are depending on you to join this valiant group of frog savers in protesting Rio Grande’s sales of frogs’ legs. The future of amphibious … Continue reading We Need Your Help Saving Frogs in Arlington, VA this Saturday Sept 4th

Frog Legs Protests A Huge Success

This weekend, myself and other SAVE THE FROGS! supporters descended upon Uncle Julio’s Rio Grande restaurants in Arlington, VA and Bethesda, MD and educated well over a thousand people about frog extinctions and the multi-million dollar restaurant chain’s deplorable environmental policies. To date, the company has refused to acknowledge the 800+ letters we have sent … Continue reading Frog Legs Protests A Huge Success