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 Moving frogs to a safer environment anthony ketterer - Sun, 24 May 10:27
Moving frogs to a safer environment Madge - Sun, 24 May 11:43
Moving frogs to a safer environment anthony ketterer - Mon, 25 May 05:52
Moving frogs to a safer environment Madge - Wed, 27 May 08:09
Moving frogs to a safer environment joanna - Sat, 30 May 18:40

Moving frogs to a safer environment Date: Sun, 24 May 10:27
Author: Default User Iconanthony ketterer Location: Brentwood, Essex Profile
I have a massive number of frogs in our tiny water feature on the patio. They are in danger of being massacred by cats as the water feature is only about 4" deep and 2 ft across. I have to move then to a safer environment - any suggestions as to how to catch them safely and transport them to their new home - assuming I can catch them in the first place !! I know you shouldn't move them but the target home is a small wildlife friendly - but as yet uninhabited by frogs - pond in a wildlife sanctuary at our local school. Any help would be modest welcome
Best Regards
Anthony Ketterer

Moving frogs to a safer environment Date: Sun, 24 May 11:43
Author: Custom IconMadge Location: Hertfordshire UK Profile
Hi Anthony! I would use a fisherman's net to catch, transfer to a large bucket, cover and transport. Many frogs die as they are prey for birds as well as cats. Good luck!

Moving frogs to a safer environment Date: Mon, 25 May 05:52
Author: Default User Iconanthony ketterer Location: Brentwood, Essex Profile
Hi Madge
Thank you very much for the advice. I am off this morning to one or two fishing tackle shops to get the nets - I've got a large, lidded clear plastic storage box to put them in and am keeping my fingers crossed that the transfer on Thursday goes well.
Best Regards
Anthony Ketterer

Moving frogs to a safer environment Date: Wed, 27 May 08:09
Author: Custom IconMadge Location: Hertfordshire UK Profile
Don't forget to pierce the lid so as to let air into the box.

Moving frogs to a safer environment Date: Sat, 30 May 18:40
Author: Custom Iconjoanna Location: Cornwall Profile
How did it go Anthony? I'd love to know. emoticon

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