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PRI's Environmental News Magazine

Earthear

Air Date: Week of May 20, 2011

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In Masai-Mara Park in Kenya, recordist Bernard Fort recorded these small, melodious frogs during an evening rain.

Transcript

GELLERMAN: We leave you this week in Kenya, in the pouring rain.

[SOUND OF RAINFALL]

GELLERMAN: In Masai Mara National Reserve, small frogs create a sound similar to African stone xylophones. Who knew? Bernard Fort found shelter from the storm under a small wooden bridge where he recorded this evening chorus. It’s on a CD he calls “Nocturnal Concerts of the World.”

[SOUNDS OF FROGS IN A KENYAN RAINFALL AT NIGHT]

 

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CD - Nocturnal Concerts of the World by Bernard Fort

 

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