Bufotenine: Will Croakers Make You Croak? | HowStuffWorks
I understand that there are a lot of frog lovers out there and that by posting this article, I may offend some of you, but let me just be honest here: Frogs are great creatures in their own natural environment, but not in my back yard. You would think I would have become used to the loud croaking, but it got worse every day. These creatures croaked so loudly outside my bedroom that my window started vibrating. Night after night. There were many days when I had trouble focusing at work because I couldn't get a good night's sleep. If you are like me, you want advice that will work once and for all. Here are six steps to getting rid of the noisy, croaking frogs in your yard and keeping them away.
As has been our habit for 35 years, we plan to hold our annual Smiley family reunion based around Conway's annual Toad Suck Daze, to be held this year May We have cousins coming from as far away as Ola and Pangburn, so you can imagine we're pretty disturbed by the reports of some sort of planned protest by some wacko environmental group. Do you know if they still plan to disrupt all the fun? This militant offshoot of the better-known People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, concentrates its efforts on the fur-less and less lovable frogs, toads, newts and salamanders. PETA's crusade on behalf of frogs generally consists of picketing French restaurants specializing in sauteed Cuisses de Grenouille.
In the s, the Australian government outlawed the consumption of cane toad excretions under the Drug Misuse Act [source: Uzelac ]. That's because some thrill-seekers had taken to cane-toad licking to get high. Remember the venom that cane toads shoot at their enemies?