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Himalayas Frogs

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.

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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 […]

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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’ […]

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From the Pond to the Plate: Bullfrogs in Chinatown, San Francisco

This post is brought to you by SAVE THE FROGS! Advisory Committee Chairman Michael Starkey: Food for thought: What does it take to get frog legs on your plate in California? If you’re in San Francisco, hop on the trolly and head down to Chinatown. I had heard it was easy to find a live […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Frog Legs & Protests: An Interview with Dr. Kerry Kriger

The world’s first protests in defense of amphibian populations took part on the 2nd Annual Save The Frogs Day (April 30th, 2010). Richard Scordato of Black & White recently interviewed SAVE THE FROGS! Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger about the protests. The transcript of this interview follows. 1. When did you start your protest of Uncle […]

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Help us stop the ecologically damaging frog legs trade

The worldwide trade in frog legs is undoubtedly a significant contributor to the decline and extinction of amphibian populations worldwide. Recent papers have shown that well over a hundred million frogs are taken out of the wild each year, and that frog farms have proliferated around the world. The frog legs trade is problematic whether […]

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Frog Legs Protests Planned at Uncle Julio’s Restaurants

WHEN: Save The Frogs Day (Friday April 30th, 2010) WHERE: TX, VA, MD, FL, IL and GA WHO: Anyone can take part, help organize or help promote. Register your interest here. Uncle Julio’s Rio Grande is a chain of 16 upscale Mexican food restaurants located throughout TX, VA, MD, FL, IL and GA. Uncle Julio’s […]

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