Frogs Shut Down Major Greek Highway
RENEE MONTAGNE, host:
Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne.
Of course Greece has been struggling with an economic disaster, but for a brief time yesterday Greeks were plagued by an issue of a more biblical nature: frogs. Millions of them converged on a major highway in northern Greece. Police closed the road after several cars skidded off it, trying to avoid what the police chief called a carpet of tiny frogs. He said the frogs probably hopped out of a nearby lake looking for food.
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