Endangered Miss. Frogs Get a Break in the Weather

Endangered Miss. Frogs Get a Break in the Weather

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gopher_frog.jpgFive zoos have been able to stave off likely extinction since 1998, but for a change, nature gave a bit of a break to one of the nation’s most endangered species — the Mississippi gopher frog.

The small number left in the wild — fewer than 100 adults —  has swelled this year after 181 tadpoles survived, parasite and pond level, to join the others in the forest. (Associate Press story on Physorg.com)

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