Common Name: Marsh FrogScientific Name: Pelophylax ridibundusFamily: Ranidae – True Frog FamilyLocations: Afghanistan, Albania, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iran, Islamic Republic of, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Russia, Saudi […]

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A report by Ama Nunoo for Face2FaceAfrica. The beautiful island of Puerto Rico is known for many things. From its beautiful beaches to delicious cuisines, one other thing Puerto Rico is known for is the coqui frog which some say is the island’s national symbol. Legend has it that before the Taino Awaraks, the original inhabitants of the Caribbean […]

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Center for Biological Diversity News Release The California Fish and Game Commission today approved California Endangered Species Act protections for five of six populations of the foothill yellow-legged frog, a species that has disappeared from more than 50% of its historic habitat in the state. The decision responds to a 2016 petition by the Center […]

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Schismaderma carens While naturally occurring in savanna and woodland habitats and breeding in deep, permanent pools of water, the Red Toad is often found close to human habitations, no doubt finding the bounty of insects attracted by outside lighting very attractive. Being rather large amphibians at about 10cm in length, they’re surprisingly adept at climbing […]

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