Frogs: The Thin Green Line


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FULL DOCUMENTARY ABOUT FROGS ON PBS

Our little green friends play a vital role in the eco-system. Yet now they’re vanishing off the Earth at an alarming rate.

“It is the greatest mass extinction since the dinosaurs.  Population by population, species by species, amphibians are vanishing off the face of the Earth. Despite international alarm and a decade and a half of scientists scrambling for answers, the steady hemorrhaging of amphibians continues like a leaky faucet that cannot be fixed or a wound that will not heal.”

“Large scale die-offs of frogs around the world have prompted scientists to take desperate measures to try to save those frogs they can, even bathing frogs in Clorox solutions and keeping them in Tupperware boxes under carefully controlled conditions to prevent the spread of a deadly fungus. Will it ever be safe to return the frogs back to the ecosystem from which they were taken?”

Hopefully this problem can be solved before it’s too late.

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