Delaware Brakes For Frogs

Delaware Brakes For Frogs

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For the sixth year in a row the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area will close its roads from dusk til dawn to protect the wood frogs, spotted salamanders, and spring peepers who swarm for the river in an ancestral urge to search for mates. Watch for closings when the weather is warm and rainy. (Pike County Courier)

“In a pond near you, thousands of small suitors are tuning up their voices for the annual swamp love-in. Though tree frogs grow to just 2 inches, their voluble voices make up a well-known spring chorus oft-used in Hollywood movies as nighttime sound backdrop.” (Seattle Times feature on Spring peepers )

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