The New Year will be the Year of the Frog

This video is called Freaks of Nature: Water Holding Frogs.

The New Year 2008, will be, among other things, the Year of the Frog.

The campaign says about itself:

The main goal of this campaign is to generate public awareness and understanding of the amphibian extinction crisis which represents the greatest species conservation challenge in the history of humanity.

There are pro amphibian organizations like Amphibian Ark.

Exhibition in St. Louis Zoo, USA, about Year of the Frog: here.

The emerging amphibian pathogen Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis globally infects introduced populations of the North American bullfrog, Rana catesbeiana; see here.

The American Bullfrog (Rana catesbeiana) is a member of the family Ranidae, or “true frogs”, native to much of North America. Did you know it holds the honorary title of being North America’s largest frog, reaching a size upwards of 8 inches?

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