28 Sep '12, 3pm

Giving Jittery Frogs a Chance to Chill: Prison inmates working with Oregon spotted frogs give them a chance to r...

Associated Press An Oregon spotted frog at the Cedar Creek Corrections Center in Littlerock, Wash. Frogs have a reputation, earned or not, of being skittish creatures. Their physiology would almost seem to make the case by itself. With quads like that, you’d be jumpy, too, right? This week, I hung around Oregon spotted frogs – in truth, I’d never actually seen one before – for an article about a prison program in Washington State that pays inmates to work with threatened and endangered species. The Oregon spotted frog, once common from Northern California to British Columbia, has disappeared from much of its territory, and the federal government plans to consider granting it protection as an endangered species. What the inmates are learning there is that too much jumpiness, at least for a spotted frog, may not be a good thing. Last year, in raising the frogs from egg to ta...

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