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South Africa’s First National Awareness Day for Frogs,

1 December 2012

Aspiring princesses beware! We are very quickly running out of frogs to kiss! Frogs are among the most threatened species on Earth. These creatures of popular folklore are teetering on the brink of extinction and unless we act NOW to save them, South Africa will start losing species. In an effort to bring these very important and beautiful amphibians back from the brink of extinction the EWT will be holding a Save Our Frogs Day on the 1st Of December 2012.

The aim of Save Our Frogs Day is to bring awareness to this highly threatened group of animals and highlight conservation needs. There will be various events taking place around the country. Jeanne Tarrant, Manager of the EWT’s Threatened Amphibian’s Programme, will be speaking at two events on the day. Please also contact Jeanne to find out how you can do your part to Save our Frogs!

Details of Talks:

Venue: UShakaMarine World, NPC Sea World Education Centre
Time: 11 am
Activities: Join Dr. Jeanne Tarrant for a presentation on frogs, followed by a visit to “Dangerous Creatures” frog displays
Cost: R60 for adults, children free

Venue: Mount Moreland
Time: 5 pm –8 pm, Flea Market from 10 am
Activities: Join Dr. Jeanne Tarrant for a presentation on frogs, followed by an outing to “Froggy Pond”
Cost: R60 for adults, children free
CONTACT: Dr. Jeanne Tarrant
Cell: 083 254 9563

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