The American bullfrog, named for its loud, deep mating call, eats insects, fish, birds, snakes, baby turtles, and other frogs. Bullfrogs are native to the eastern U.S., but they have been released west of the Rocky Mountains where they have devastated local populations of frogs and other small animals. The eight species in this slideshow are among the 18 species frogs from around the world on display at the exhibit 'Frogs: A Chorus of Colors,' which runs at the Museum of Science, Boston, from February 13 through May 25.
It's not just for humans anymore.
Environmental consciousness may be on the rise in Brazil, but only 22 percent of Brazilians know what Rio+20 – the global sustainability conference they are hosting – is, writes a guest blogger.
With the recent massacre of 27 laborers in the department of Peten, groups are urging Guatemala to purge its institutions of organized crime. Throughout the region, drug money wields significant influence among politicians, police, and communities at large.
Following the resignation of Mexico's attorney general Thursday, Marisela Morales was quickly nominated to fill the post. Michelle Obama recently lauded her 'unfailing drive.'