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PRI's Environmental News Magazine

Earth Ear

Air Date: Week of February 3, 2012

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Santa Cruz Island under a threatening storm. (Photo: Mark Seth Lender ©)

Transcript

[SOUNDS OF FROGS AND RAIN]

GELLERMAN: We leave you this week with this riveting chorus…

[FROGS IN NIGHT RAIN]

GELLEMAN: Santa Cruz, one of the Channel Islands off the coast of California, is a rugged landscape but a vast number of plants and animals call it home, including the Pacific Chorus Frog. And when the winter rains come, the frogs can be heard singing its praises. Mark Seth Lender got wet… and an earful…when he recorded the chorus.

[FROGS IN THE RAIN ON THE CHANNEL ISLANDS]

 

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