In a classic Good Stuff column from May-June, 1997, long-time columnist Rebecca Rupp shared her family’s experiences and resource ideas on frogs: “Last year we raised frogs. The kids brought home a million frog eggs from the pond up the road, which, lovingly tended, turned into a million tadpoles, which were well on the way to turning into a million frogs when I cracked and insisted that 999,997 of them be returned – now! – to their natural habitat. The remaining three reached froghood in the kitchen, and then followed them. As close encounters with metamorphosis go, it was interesting, educational, and mind-broadening, and we now view frogs in the wild – potentially our frogs or their descendants – with a proprietary eye.”
Continue reading Rebecca Rupp’s resource-filled article, RIBBET! It’s Spring. The Season of Frogs. from our May-June, 1997 issue.
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