Frogs jump back into the news, and this time with cholera

I’ve been monitoring an increased amount of traffic the past two weeks coming to a post of mine about the illegal trade of wild frogs in Shanghai. The spike of interest in frogs instantly got me thinking that a possible story was brewing, and, sure enough, the inclination was well-founded. A report published on June …

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How to Croak the Frog Trade

If it tastes good, why not eat it? This seems to be the question bouncing around the minds of those in search of wild frogs in Shanghai’s wet markets. Illicit sales of these controlled amphibians are quietly done under the veil of early dawn much to the delight of purchasers’ palates. The underground trade currently …

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