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Have Fun With Frogs This Leap (Frog) Day!

2/28/2012 // By Rachel Arenstein

Leap day is almost here!  Take some time this February 29th to leap into fun with frogs. Nearly a third of the world’s amphibian species, including frogs, are now threatened. So, take the extra day we get every four years […] Read more >

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Houston Toads: New Victims of Climate Change

2/27/2012 // By Joe Mendelson

Climate change isn’t just making the mercury rise; it is causing a lot of other problems, including extreme droughts and wildfires. These accelerating global warming impacts are very troubling for the Houston toad, and with Leap Day upon us the plight of this endangered amphibian has been […] Read more >

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Why Leap Year: The Planetary Connection

2/27/2012 // By Roger Di Silvestro

This year promises to be a long one—a full day longer than usual—because 2012 is a Leap Year, composed of 366 days instead of the typical 365. And wouldn’t you know that U.S. presidential election cycles pop up during Leap […] Read more >