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Due to the weather, the Museum is closed on Tuesday, January 27. All Tuesday programs and some Wednesday programs have been cancelled. Please check here for a full list, and check back for regular updates.

The Museum will be open on Wednesday, January 28, during regular hours, from 10 am to 5:45 pm.

Regular updates will also be posted to our Facebook page and Twitter account (@AMNH).

What Are Frogs Worth?

Frogs eat untold billions of insects each year, making them economically valuable to agriculture. They also provide a critical food source for birds, fish, snakes, and other wildlife. But the most important contribution frogs make may be their role as environmental indicators. When pollution or other environmental changes affect a habitat, frogs are often the first casualties. These delicate creatures provide an early warning for endangered ecosystems.

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