NSPCA Intercepts Dying Reptiles and Amphibians Destined for the Pet Trade

Media release from the National Council of SPCAs in South Africa: “NSPCA Inspectors responded to an emergency situation on 29 January when – during a routine inspection at one of OR Tambo International Airports cargo holding facilities – an Inspector discovered that an estimated 1,600 reptiles and amphibians were in need of urgent intervention. The … Continue reading NSPCA Intercepts Dying Reptiles and Amphibians Destined for the Pet Trade

SAVE THE FROGS! Cali receives $1,250 award for amphibian conservation!

Congratulations to SAVE THE FROGS! Cali in Colombia! These dedicated conservationists have been given the Ian Young Award for Amphibian Conservation by SAVE THE FROGS! This $1,200 award will assist their efforts educating children in villages where endangered poison dart frogs are illegally being collected and exported for the international pet trade. Keep up the … Continue reading SAVE THE FROGS! Cali receives $1,250 award for amphibian conservation!

Amphibians in the Pet Trade: Ecological and Ethical Issues

Want to make the pet trade frog-friendly? Then please watch this video about amphibians in the pet trade.┬áSAVE THE FROGS! Advisory Committee Chairman Michael Starkey and SAVE THE FROGS! Executive Director Dr. Kerry Kriger┬ádiscuss the ecological and ethical issues surrounding the amphibian pet trade, and ways we can all work towards reducing the negative impacts … Continue reading Amphibians in the Pet Trade: Ecological and Ethical Issues