For many years, FrogWatch USA has encouraged citizens to help monitor frog activities in the United States, assisting scientists in tracking and studying frogs. Now citizens in Australia are also being encouraged to do the same with the country's first national frog count program.
This is one of those stories that's just no good for anyone involved. A dead frog was discovered in a customer's glass at a Tallahassee Waffle House. Claire Sheets, who says she had the offending drink, says that the frog was completely whole and dead in the glass. She has issued a complaint with the Florida Department of Business and Regulation.
If you're hoping to get a pet frog, you should know that there's not a whole lot you can do with these creatures. They are really fun to watch and you can design gorgeous habitats for them, but many of them aren't very active. The "fatter" frogs are especially underwhelming, but the aquatic frogs and leaner, tree frogs might keep you entertained.
Okay, so salamanders aren't frogs, but they are amphibians and many frog lovers like them, too. So it's with great pleasure that I'd like to tell you about this great news! The Jackson's climbing salamander was thought to be extinct when it was last seen four decades ago. Now scientists know that the beautiful species is alive in Guatemala.