24 Oct '11, 8am

Pictures: Leap in demand for frog meat worldwide

Pictures: Leap in demand for frog meat worldwide

Former pig pens which have been converted into frog ponds. -- PHOTO: THE STAR SEPANG (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - It was the strangest place to hear the wail of a cat in heat: a former pig farm with still-intact concrete pens containing hundreds upon hundreds of hopping frogs. And these are bullfrogs, to be precise. As its name suggests, they croak like a bull, not meow like a cat. Just what is going on? The owner of the 1,018-sq-m bullfrog farm, who wants to be known as just Mr Pang, grinned knowingly. 'That is the call of a sick frog - it is crying out in pain,' he said. Amazingly, of the dozens of pens filled with thousands of four-legged amphibians, Mr Pang was able to single out the frog that was causing the ruckus. Former pig pens which have been converted into frog ponds. A scarecrow hangs atop the ponds to discourage birds from swooping in and literally scaring t...

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