Oregon spotted frog photo, Dept. of Fish and WildlifeIn a fenced off-area behind Cedar Creek Correctional Center, two inmates spend nine hours a day feeding and tending their tiny Oregon spotted frog darts as participants in an endangered species conservation program.

Much to the surprise of research scientists and zookeepers, who are also participating in the program, the two have raised the biggest, healthiest amphibians of all.

(READ the News Tribune story at the Register Guard)

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