Nocturnal creatures only to be found during daylight hours attached to the underside of leaves with their bright eyes closed and colorful markings concealed. Both of these defense mechanisms are used to startle nighttime predators. Frogs have long been symbols of prosperity and fertility, dating back to early Chinese and Egyptian civilizations. However in today’s world 30% of all frog populations are in danger of extinction. Since 1980, 120 species of amphibians have disappeared from our planet, while at the same time only 5 bird species and no mammals have gone extinct. Since frogs live on both land and in water, they are an early indicator for climate change, environmental pollution and habitat loss.