Chances are you’ve heard the Pacific chorus frogs’ call before. Its classic “rib-bit” is featured in basically any movie that needs frog noise.
The Pacific chorus frogs’ call is ubiquitous in the Northwest. But the amphibians are having more and more trouble hearing themselves.
Traffic is drowning them out.
During mating season the chorus of “rib-bit” “rib-bit” “rib-bit” attracts the females to ponds where they mate.