In 1981, the people of Naphlion, Greece were stunned at the sight of frogs falling from the sky. The tiny critters were carried by strong winds all the way from North Africa, more than 1,000 miles away.
Historically, people in Europe used frogs to predict rain or bad weather. The European Tree Frog is an example of a primitive living barometer. The frog starts croaking when the air pressure changes.
Calaveras County (California, USA) is home to the yearly frog long jump competition. The longest jumping frog receives a $5000 prize as well as a plaque in the Frog Hop of Fame.
The american bull frog makes three distinct calls, one of them is used to indicate a fight is about to start.
Antarctica is the biggest desert on Earth. A desert is an area which receives less than 10 inches (250 millimeters) of rain per year, regardless of temperature.
In 1940, the town of Gorky, Russia received a rain shower of more than 1,000 14th century silver coins. It's thought that a tornado picked up a treasure chest and rained it down the small town.