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About 130 of the roughly 5,000 frog species that have been identified in the world can be found in South Africa, and they come out in biblical plague force after a summer downpour. On a single river bend or puddle, thousands congregate, calling to prospective mates at volumes sometimes approaching 100 decibels--louder than a chain saw.
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Pictured: A painted reed frog seen on a frog safari at AmakHosi Lodge in Pongola, South Africa.