Skip to comments.'Extinct' frog hops back into northern Israel
Posted on 11/18/2011 9:06:49 AM PST by Berlin_Freeper
A frog species believed to be extinct has hopped back into sight in northern Israel.
Omri Gal of Israel's Nature and Parks Authority said Thursday the Hula Painted Frog was seen for the first time in 50 years this week. He said it was declared extinct.
Gal said, "It's an amazing find, now we have a second chance to preserve the species."
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Huh? Hula painted frog where? I have one they can have. Would you like a male or female or a cross dresser?
Unfortunately the frog was actually a cleverly disguised suicide bomber that exploded shortly after the discovery...dashing the hopes of the Biologists.
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Watch the Islamists chase it down and kill it as a crime against Islam or something.
They’ve cut down orchards of rare and valuable trees simply because Israelis planted them, and destroyed good buildings because they were “polluted by Jews”, so I wouldn’t be surprised.
The Hula Frog in its native dress.........
“Hula Painted Frog seen for first time in 50 years. Muslims are outraged.”
I wonder if they will be "amazed" when they have a second chance at contracting malaria?
French hula dancers in Israel are not extinct?
Ugghh..I'm a pro-frog guy, don't get me wrong. But why would we (humanity) want the second chance to preserve this or any other species? I don't have the numbers handy, but I believe all existing organisms on earth represent about 5% of organisms that have ever existed. Over 1,000 new species were discovered in New Guinea over the course of a decade.
What about evolution?
“In the 1940s, a specimen ate a second frog, leading to speculation the species is cannibalistic.”
Speculation? Jeez, what kinda proof does the researcher need?
“Hey, weren’t there two frogs in there just a minute ago?”
“Uh...yeah...looks like a foot hangin’ out of that one’s mouth.”
“Gee, ya think maybe they eat each other?”
How long can a frog stay buried and survive? What about frog eggs? Could this be an adaptation of a frog for this environment?
they mysteriously appear wherever a permit for oil or gas drilling has been filed...
Frog Legs anyone?
This reminds me of what I’ve heard about a bird (na’hake (sp?)) that’s native to New Zealand. Every time it avoids human notice for 30 years of so, it’s declared extinct. Then about ten years later, a hunter’s dog will bound into camp with one in its jaws.
It’s not easy being green...
or edible, come to think of it!
Alot of people think the Tasmanian Tiger is still around.
In that part of the world, there are still regions that are very, very remote, almost totally unpopulated, and rarely visited.
So it’s possible, I guess.
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