This video, made 18 April 2011 in the coastal dunes in the Netherlands, is about the natterjack toad mating season.
A few people know that there is a “heaven” for frogs in Hanoi, Vietnam, where hundreds of amphibians of nearly 20 species are growing. That place is the amphibian research center in Co Nhue commune, Tu Liem district: here.
In forests, ponds, swamps, and other ecosystems around the world, amphibians are dying at rates never before observed. The reasons are many: habitat destruction, pollution from pesticides, climate change, invasive species, and the emergence of a deadly and infectious fungal disease. More than 200 species have gone silent, while scientists estimate one third of the more than 6,500 known species are at risk of extinction: here.