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Pesticides Contaminating Critters in California's National Parks

Pesticides from California's valley farms are collecting in the tissues of a singing treefrog that lives in pristine national parks, including Yosemite and Giant Sequoia, a new study finds. Full story

Frogs disrupt weather equipment at Augusta Regional Airport

Tree frogs seem innocent enough, but are they? The green little critters have caused quite a bit of inconvenience for personnel at the National Weather Service Forecast Office in West Columbia, South Carolina. But the frogs causing the trouble are actually in Augusta, Georgia! Full story

KLG, Hoda pitch a tent with owls, frog, fox

   David Mizejewski from the National Wildlife Federation introduces Kathie Lee and Hoda to a great horned owl, gray tree frog and a red fox, and the ladies see how fast they can pitch a tent in Studio 1A.

Darwin's Frogs Are in Steep Decline

Some of nature's most fascinating fathers may be at risk of extinction. Full story

Endangered California Frogs Let Loose in Wild

In a boost to California's endangered amphibians, researchers released about 100 mountain yellow-legged froglets into the wild this week. Full story

Extinct frog didn't actually croak

   A frog species native to Israel which was declared extinct in 1996 has been rediscovered.'s Dara Brown reports.

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'Extinct' Frog Reappears in Israel

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Frogs Swallow Using Eyeballs: Exhibit Reveals Creatures' Quirks

Pregnancy Test Frog May Have Spread Fatal Fungus

The Wackiest Moms of the Animal Kingdom

Frog Surprisingly Found to Live Underground

Itsy-Bitsy Endangered Frog Bred in Bid to Save Species

Reviving the Woolly Mammoth: Will De-Extinction Become Reality?

Demon bat among 126 new Mekong species

Rare frog sports thumb-spikes for sex and combat


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  Savannah faces frog phobia on ‘Ellen’

The TODAY anchors discuss the hot topics of the day, and Savannah chats about her visit to “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” during which she was confronted by her intense fear of frogs and revealed she sets three alarms to wake her up every morning for TODAY.

  Prince William awarded knighthood

Queen Elizabeth II has granted her grandson another knighthood, appointing him to the Scottish Most Ancient and Most Noble Order of the Thistle to complement his and Duchess Kate’s Scottish titles of Earl and Countess of Strathearn. NBC’s Michelle Kosinski reports.

  'Noah's Arc' built to save frogs in peril

As a deadly disease wreaks havoc on wild frog populations across the world, scientists are doing everything they can to ensure the amphibians keep their very important place in the global ecosystem, including creating a modern day "Noah's Arc." NBC’s Tom Costello reports.

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Handout photo of a Sierra Nevada yellow-legged frog (Rana sierrae) scans the landscape in Yosemite National Park
Handout photo of a Sierra Nevada yellow-legged frog (Rana sierrae) scans the landscape in Yosemite National Park

A Sierra Nevada yellow-legged frog scans the landscape in Yosemite National Park, California, in this photo courtesy of United States Geological Survey released May 22, 2013. Frogs, toads and salamanders have been in trouble for decades, but a new study from the U.S. Geological Survey shows just ho