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10,000 Endangered 'Scrotum Frogs' Mysteriously Dropped Dead At Lake Titicaca

There must be something in the water.

10,000 of these 'Scrotum Frogs' completely dropped dead in Lake Titicaca in Peru.

They were discovered floating on the water by the Committee Against Pollution of the Coata River, which flows into Lake Titicaca. There's no clear reason as to what caused the mass death, but the safe assumption is the major pollution that sadly affects the waters.

The environmental committee claims this bulging problem of pollution could be partially reversed by the construction of a sewage treatment plant in the area, but the government has ignored their pleas.

To keep the government abreast of the situation in Lake Titicaca, the activist group brought 100 of the dead frogs to the city square in the capital. The group is ballistic at the government's complete lack of care for how the pollution affects not only the frogs, but the people in the area.

"I've had to bring them the dead frogs. The authorities don't realize how we're living," protest leader Maruja Inquilla said. "They have no idea how major the pollution is. The situation is maddening."

The scrotum frogs' population is sagging, due to humans collecting them to eat. Their habitat is also being destroyed, both by pollution and other species taking over their areas.

Unfortunately for Lake Titicaca, without their scrotum frogs, the entire ecosystem could be in danger. And for us, so could our giggles.

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