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Monday, June 24, 2002

Frog Days of Summer

The Toronto Star printed this story about the invasion of the Hawaiian islands by a frog known as the Coqui (Eleutherodactylus coqui) (5 bonus points to The Toronto Star for using the scientific name!). The islands were frog-free before several species in this genus were introduced, and the cacophony of frog calls during the night is driving some people crazy.

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