El Niño, Frogs & Ponds

The World

How does nature benefit from El Niño? This year’s storms left the ground along the coasts so saturated that today even brief showers leave pools of water standing on roads and in fields. And as Aileen LeBlanc, of member station WHQR in Wilmington, North Carolina reports, certain amphibians are finding this year’s weather not only perfect, but essential.

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