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Old 02-18-2010, 04:20 PM   #1
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Default Saving Tiny Toads Without a Home

Saving Tiny Toads Without a Home
By Cornelia Dean
Published: February 1, 2010

Saving Tiny African Toads, N. Asperginis, Without a Home - NYTimes.com
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This is a story about a waterfall, the World Bank and 4,000 homeless toads.

Maybe the story will have a happy ending, and the bright-golden spray toads, each so small it could easily sit on a dime, will return to the African gorge where they once lived, in the spray of a waterfall on the Kihansi River in Tanzania.

The river is dammed now, courtesy of the bank. The waterfall is 10 percent of what it was. And the toads are now extinct in the wild...
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