Taiwanese conservationists help frogs cross


Sauteris frogs

From the BBC, with video there:

29 October 2011 Last updated at 08:39 GMT

Environmentalists in Taiwan have been helping frogs to cross a road and get to a creek safely for the last three years.

During the month of October, the Society of Wilderness in Hsinchu county monitors the road alongside local students to avoid deaths.

Campaigners say the Sauteris frog is increasingly under threat as humans encroach on their habitat.

Xiaoyun Yao reports.

See also here. And here.

October 2011: Taiwan is to impose a ban on shark finning – the practice of slicing off the animal’s fins on-board and then throwing away the body at sea – so that all sharks landed in the country must have their fins still attached: here.

‘Extinct’ frog rediscovered in Israel: here.

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