Save The Frogs Day Events Planned Worldwide April 29th

Scoop World - Santa Cruz, CA, April 5, 2011 – Frog lovers and environmentalists of all ages are gearing up for the 3rd Annual Save The Frogs Day, set to take place Friday, April 29th. The annual celebration of amphibians is expected to be the largest day of amphibian education and conservation action in the planet’s history. The goal is to raise awareness of the rapid disappearance of frog species worldwide.

Santa Cruz, CA, April 5, 2011 – Frog lovers and environmentalists of all ages are gearing up for the 3rd Annual Save The Frogs Day, set to take place Friday, April 29th. The annual celebration of amphibians is expected to be the largest day of amphibian education and conservation action in the planet’s history. The goal is to raise awareness of the rapid disappearance of frog species worldwide. Save The Frogs Day events are being planned in at least 15 countries, including the United States, Canada, Colombia, Nepal, South Africa, and Australia. The events are being coordinated by SAVE THE FROGS! (www.savethefrogs.com), a California-based nonprofit dedicated to amphibian conservation.

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On the less serious side, Toronto’s frog enthusiasts will be celebrating Save The Frogs Day with their 2nd Annual Frog Leap-a-Thon, a 250 meter race down the city’s boardwalk. Students at Texas Tech University will attempt to make it into the Guinness Book of World Records by organizing the largest gathering of people wearing frog masks in planetary history. In Bangladesh, a 2km Frog Run is set to take place in the town of Chittagong. Students and teachers in several countries will be taking part in the SAVE THE FROGS! Art & Poetry Contests, which received entries from 27 countries last year. Save The Frogs Day has been legally recognized by the Governor of Virginia and Mayors of Vancouver, British Columbia, and Santa Cruz, California.

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