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This video is called Reader’s Digest UK | Wildlife Monthly: March – Common Frogs.

From Wildlife Extra:

Exposure to pesticides can kill frogs

Pesticides, fully authorised by the relevant authorities, and used in recommended amounts can lead to mortality rates of up to 100 percent on amphibians according to a new study in Germany.

January 2013. A recent study has revealed that even the use of the recommended amount of agrochemicals can lead to mortality rates of 20 to 100 percent in common frogs (Rana temporaria). The study tested the risk of seven different chemicals; fungicides, herbicides and insecticides, and all were found to be damaging or lethal to frogs. However, the chemicals are still allowed because the testing methods did not check their effects on amphibians. The study was commissioned by the Federal Environment Agency and conducted by the Institute of Environmental Sciences Landau at the

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