Frog Ladders Help Frogs Escape Roadside Drain Death Traps

In the U.K., over half a million amphibians get trapped in drains every year. A small group of British conservationists are saving the day!

“The amphibians are coming to breed and then hitting the road, getting across the roads, hitting the curb, along the curb and into the drains. And then that’s it – end of story for them, game over,” said Tim Jenkins, a ladder fitter at WART.

“By installing the amphibian ladders, it enables them to get back out of the drains and back to their breeding pools and doing what they should do and making more amphibians.”

Read the rest of the story over at Reuters

Source: neatorama

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