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Screen time is a good thing for grandparents too | Brief letters
Brief letters: Lessons from children’s TV | Travelling frogs | Northern mishearing | Whippet love | Paper plaint

16, Mar, 2023 @5:23 PM

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UK droughts already threaten disastrous breeding year for frogs
Spawning sites in east and south-west will need unusually wet spring for tadpoles to survive

Paul Brown

03, Mar, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Eagerly awaiting the arrival of frogspawn | Brief letters
Letters: Pond life | No shortage of tomatoes | Mark Spencer | Johnson’s jugs | Letter getter

01, Mar, 2023 @5:23 PM

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Are your crossword clues too cryptic for the next generation of solvers? | Brief letters
Brief letters: A blot on setter’s copybook | Dior’s New Look | Overexcited Rishi Sunak | Ukrainian railways | Signs of an early spring

28, Feb, 2023 @6:07 PM

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‘Public enemy number one’: on the hunt with Queensland’s volunteer cane toad busters
A competition to deplete the invasive, warty amphibian has attracted plenty of contestants – who take it deadly seriously

Joe Hinchliffe

27, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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‘We dubbed it Toadzilla’: giant cane toad believed to be the largest of its species found in Australia
The animal weighed in at a possible new world record of 2.7kg and was discovered by park rangers on a walk in Queensland

Mostafa Rachwani

20, Jan, 2023 @12:48 AM

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351 new species named by Natural History Museum – and a quarter are wasps
New varieties of the insect include species that could be useful for controlling crop pests

Helena Horton Environment reporter

30, Dec, 2022 @12:56 PM

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Lost and found: the rediscovery that became ‘Leonardo DiCaprio’s frog’
The longnose harlequin frog, not seen since the 1980s, was found again in 2016 and has since become a symbol of defiance against mining plans in the Intag Valley

Graeme Green

29, Dec, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Frogs hopping to knock Taylor Swift and Paul Kelly from Aria chart
An album made up of sounds from more than 60 species of Australian frogs is hoping to bring attention to the plight of endangered amphibians

Andrew Stafford

09, Dec, 2022 @8:17 AM

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What happens when humans meddle with nature?
Seven ways in which our destruction of the natural world has led to deadly outcomes

Phoebe Weston

22, Nov, 2022 @7:00 AM

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‘The ghost that haunts Monteverde’: how the climate crisis killed the golden toad
The loss of the amphibian from Costa Rica’s cloud forest was one of the first linked to global heating, say scientists

Mattha Busby in Monteverde

21, Nov, 2022 @9:15 AM

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Toad licking: just say no, National Parks Service tells Americans seeking a high
Secretions of Sonoran desert toad have long had hallucinogenic reputation but authorities want you to keep your tongue away

Samira Asma-Sadeque

07, Nov, 2022 @3:52 PM

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