Re: NANFA-- looking for exotic frog damage articles

R. W. Wolff (
Fri, 3 Mar 2000 12:02:42 -0800

How abut trying local tadpoles? It's alot more fun catching your own, and
the kids would learn about there nearby wilds in the process. if the
transformed frogs were not wanted after the "experiment", then they could be
released back at the site the tadpoles were caught.

Wisconsin Dept. of Natural resources had an article on doing just this in
there publication some years ago. I think if you go to their site you can
find it in the archives of " Wisconsin Natural Resources". It talks about
the proper care and capture of wild amphibians here, but can be used in any
place they are found. Great article, much like the " Splash of color" they
ran recently on keeping native fish. This is an excellent publication and I
urge anyone interested in the outdoors in anyway to get it. It comes
monthly, is pretty cheap, and has great photographs along with interesting


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