OURWINDSOR.CA COVERS FROG ISSUE!!! STORY BELOW!
The Green Earth Store has found itself in hot water after a local activist has targeted them for improper treatment of live frogs. The store sells Frog-o-Sphere kits, described as “eco-aquariums” and containing live African dwarf frogs. Animal rights activists claim the treatment of the frogs is improper as they are confined to a very small space, often sit in distribution warehouses, and have travelled many miles in the back of transport trucks.
Dan MacDonald, who organized a petition independently (he is not affiliated with PETA, Windsor Animal Action Group or the Windsor Humane Society) explained that the kits, rather than teaching customers (mainly children) about eco-systems and the interactions of organisms in eco-systems, actually “teaches kids nothing. This is simply a cash grab. Kids see the frogs, they fall in love with them, they want one…and it’s an impulse buy.”
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