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American Agenda (Environment: Frogs) #154586

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 29, 1994
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Monteverde cloud forest in Costa Rica: Bill Blakemore) The mysterious disappearance in the late 1980s of the golden toad examined in light of the sudden dying off of frog and toad species across the world; scenes shown from a cloud forest in Costa Rica. [American scientist Alan POUNDS - describes the toads' breeding process and the alarming disappearance of frogs.] Scientists' concern that this phenomenon may highlight a serious environmental problem explained; possible causes outlined. [Biologist professor David WAKE - suggests there may be more than one answer.]

Reporter(s):
Blakemore, Bill;
Jennings, Peter
Duration:
00:04:50

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