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What is missing?

After posting the other day about the changing climate and the drought in our part of the world, I was thinking about what else has changed. When we first moved here we had a lot of these . . . By “these” I mean frogs and toads. As you’ll know if you’ve been following my […]

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Another toad story

Since I already tweaked your interest in toads with my last post, I think you might like this story by The White Coat Underground titled Should I Lick This? It was of special interest to me since Rosie (the dog) likes catching and licking toads, and then comes inside frothing at the mouth and vomiting. […]

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Message for chocolate lovers

If you like chocolate you need to be grateful to the Sulawesi Toad (Ingerophrynus celebensis). According to a group of German and Australian agricultural scientists: The world’s supply of chocolate depends partly on hard work by ugly toads in Indonesia . . . The toads like to dine on an invasive pest, the yellow crazy […]

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