Friday Frog Blog: From Pennsylvania to the Chesapeake to the Egg

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Mudraker and his posse of fish are all alive and well in our tank and their community continues to thrive.

Here’s your week in frog:

  • Heavily endangered cricket frogs in Pennsylvania (they’re really tiny and cute) have been discovered in a new location.
  • Pesticides in the Chesapeake Bay are possibly linked to the decline of frogs in the region.
  • Frog eggs turn out to be sophisticated globs of matter.

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