Desert Speaks

Frogs

Season 5, Episode 5 of 13

You'll be "ribetted" to your screen in this all-frog program! "Frogs," as one philosopher/ecologist puts it, "are to the planet what canaries were to miners." In other words, as go frogs, so go people. And amphibians are in global decline. The good news is new species of frogs are still being discovered. The program looks at bull frogs, the most common frog in North America, yet an "exotic" species to the desert southwest, which is eating up other amphibians' habitat, and causing the decline of amphibians worldwide. Also, take a trip with " The Frog Squad," a group of 5th graders who are helping survey a riparian area in their community.

Previously Aired

Day
Time
Channel
3/16/2020
7 a.m.
3/16/2020
noon
3/10/2021
7 a.m.
1/13/2022
4 p.m.
1/14/2022
7 a.m.
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