Re: NANFA-- looking for exotic frog damage articles

Gupp (
Fri, 03 Mar 2000 20:00:21 -0700

Ok, here's what I've done. I printed up several articles, and wrote
emails to the AZ fish and game and the USFWS to see if there are any
specific laws against releasing frogs from tadpoles bought at pet
stores. I also mentioned to both the AZ fish and game and the USFWS that
I thought they might want to produce and distribute public service
announcements that would advise people to never, never let pets of any
kind loose, and
point out the damage they can cause to our natural environment by their

Here's some articles I've found on the subject for those interested.

General information:
The one below also has really interesting historical information on the
introduction of carp.
Lot's of links to other sites, including several on brown tree snakes

Exotic fish and in aquatics:
Here's one on exotics in Australia


Also the URL's Jay provided to the list are very good too and certainly
worth looking at for those interested.



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