- Feb 4, 2009
it is fake no evidence.@Dotworld Obama can't eat frog meat.Even Obama eats frog legs
<small class="date" style="color: silver; float: right; line-height: 2.3em; margin-top: 1.5em; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 5px; margin-left: 10px; padding-left: 5px; border-left-width: 1px; border-left-style: solid; border-left-color: silver; font-size: 0.8em; text-align: center; position: relative; right: 0px; font-family: 'Lucida Grande', 'Lucida Sans Unicode', Arial, sans-serif; ">3022009</small>As the seemingly never-ending media blitz covering our paper describing themassive world trade in frog legs continues, I came across a very poignant example of how ubiquitous the trade in frog legs for human consumption really is.Even one of the most powerful men in the world eats them. Need we say more?
Actually, I will say three more things: (1) We need a lot more investment in research to quantify the effects of this trade on threatened frog populations, (2) I wonder if Mr. Obama, his chef, or the restaurant owner had any idea what species or what country the frog in question came from?, and (3) if you still think cooked frog legs is a minor epicurean oddity enjoyed only by slightly eccentric French gourmets, think again.