mardi 2 août 2011

Global Appetite for Frog Legs Could Contribute to the Amphibian's Extinction

Though often associated with French or Chinese cuisine, frog legs are a favored delicacy around the world—so much that ravenous consumption of these sautéed lower limbs may lead to frog extinction.

Each year, an average of 2,280 metric tons of frog legs are imported into the United States alone (that's somewhere between 450 million and 1.1 billion frogs), Scientific American reports.(...)

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