Frogs http://wunc.org en The Apocalypse Of The Cricket Frogs http://wunc.org/post/apocalypse-cricket-frogs <p><font style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">You might be forgiven for thinking the apocalypse is underway. Recently on the State of Things we’ve talked about the mass deaths of both bees and bats and the scary implications for the rest of us. Today, we’re going to talk about the death of frogs. Jonathan Micancin</font><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="3" style="line-height: normal;"><span style="font-size: 12pt;">&nbsp;</span></font><font style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">says that this problem has been with us a long time. In fact, it could have been the first sign that something may be going horribly wrong in the environment.</font></p><p> Wed, 31 Jul 2013 15:41:42 +0000 Alex Granados & Frank Stasio 19934 at http://wunc.org The Apocalypse Of The Cricket Frogs Frog Species Rapidly Disappearing From NC Piedmont http://wunc.org/post/frog-species-rapidly-disappearing-nc-piedmont <p>Southern cricket frogs are disappearing in the Piedmont of North Carolina at an alarming rate. Their disappearance mirrors a national trend that shows dwindling populations of all amphibians including other frog species, toads and salamanders. They play an important ecological role by feeding on pests and other insects.</p> Thu, 11 Jul 2013 21:17:40 +0000 Catherine Brand 18796 at http://wunc.org Frog Species Rapidly Disappearing From NC Piedmont