The St. Louis Zoo (in Missouri in the United States, and a leader in helping to save the endangered Ozark Hellbender salamander) just posted these details of its leapfrog event on New Year’s Eve, all aimed at ringing in The Year of the Frog:

The Saint Louis Zoo and zoos around the world are inviting children and their families to join in a game of leapfrog on New Year’s Eve to ring in the special year and draw attention to conservation efforts that would avert the disaster.
Amphibian Activities
From 10 a.m. until 1 p.m., kids can participate in a variety of frog-related activities in The Living World.
  • Slimy Singers — Join in a chorus using a variety of noise-makers to imitate frog calls and learn to identify common local frogs by their songs.
  • Happy Hoppers — Test your jumping abilities to see if you can jump as far as your froggy friends.
  • Froggy Faces — Make frog-tastic masks to take home.
Leapfrog teams will be formed starting at 10:45 a.m. and the worldwide game of leapfrog starts at 11 a.m.
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