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post #1 of 12 Old 11-18-2009, 07:44 PM Thread Starter
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OK, this made me really mad.....

So, I went to one of my favorite pet stores today. I was having a great time, until I saw these.....


They were selling them as "Painted African Frogs" for 9.99 a piece. They were dyed all different colors..Orange, green, yellow..

made me so mad.... Poor frogs. Just wanted share this little piece of cruelty. It doesn't made sense.. aren't the frogs beautiful enough with OUT the stupid green and orange dye!??!

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post #2 of 12 Old 11-18-2009, 07:49 PM
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it is only a matter of time before those people start trying to dye children...

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post #3 of 12 Old 11-18-2009, 09:20 PM
Poor little frogs!
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post #4 of 12 Old 11-18-2009, 10:27 PM
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ggggggggggggrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr i hate when people do this kind of thing.........

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post #5 of 12 Old 11-22-2009, 04:39 PM
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how mean i hate when people hurt animals

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post #6 of 12 Old 11-22-2009, 04:44 PM
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And shame on the people who buy them. If there was no market, they wouldn't do it.

Grrrrrrr!!!

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post #7 of 12 Old 11-23-2009, 08:38 PM
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Poor frogs.

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post #8 of 12 Old 12-02-2009, 11:03 AM
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And shame on the people who buy them. If there was no market, they wouldn't do it.

Grrrrrrr!!!
Most of the people that buy them don't know they have been dyed. I'm sure if they did they wouldn't buy them.
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post #9 of 12 Old 12-03-2009, 12:29 AM
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What is this...I don't even...

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post #10 of 12 Old 12-08-2009, 01:49 AM
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Not to worry, the 'painted' frog is just the name of the species (african painted reed frog), it is a variety of colours naturally :)
Painted Reed Frog - Travel Africa Magazine
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