The Adventure of Baja, Nya, Jol, and Ark

By Alexandra

About ten years ago there were four amazing Goliath Frogs born. Their appearance was different than other frogs. Instead of having horizontal pupils, their pupils were vertical.

On August 8, 1988 four amazing Goliath Frogs were born. Their names were Baja, Nya, Jol, and Ark. After frogs are hatched they go off on their own, but these four always stuck together, while their brothers and sisters went off.

About a month passed and they became real frogs, not tadpoles anymore but frogs. At this point in their life they still always stuck together.

One day while they were searching for food or shall I say aquatic insects, which are insects that live underwater only, so these were already dead, Jol found a mass of them.

"Guys, look at what I found! We can have a feast!" he yelled. So they all hopped toward the insects as fast as they could, but when they got there a huge net dropped down on them.

After they finished eating, they found out that they were trapped.

"What happened?" Baja cried. "One minute we"re eating, the next, we’re trapped!"

"What do you mean what happened?" Nya shouted rudely. "We’re trapped in someone’s net, daaa!"

"Well you didn’t have to be so mean." Baja replied.

Well maybe I…..

"Be quiet and listen!" Ark said at the top of his lungs. "We’re trapped and we have to find a way out. We’re going to try to get out through one of the holes. Who’s going first?"

"I’ll go." Said Nya unwillingly. "I will need_____" Her words faded away. Four of the tiny holes in the net extended so that they could fit and get out. It was like the net was trying to let them out. Each of the frogs were staring at a hole and those were the holes that extended for them. That made it even weirder.

"That was so cool!"

"How’d that happen?"

"Guys be quiet, they’re heading for us with huge shovels, ruun! Cried Jol as he started hopping aay. He didn’t get that far because even though Goliath Frogs are the largest frogs in the world they are also the slowest. They can only jump six and-a-half feet.

"No" Baja replied. Jol hopped back. "Remember how those tiny holes widened up for us to get out and the only ones that widened were the ones that we were staring at?"

"Oh so your saying that maybe we could like have the shovels will like not hit us?" Nya said.

"Yes exactly" Baja replied.

"Okay, so lets just stand here and see." said A rk. So they stood there. The people rushing at them were very dumb. Their names were Blaine and Blythe Dumbve from England.

"Those croco-doco frogs. I told ya’ that net couldn’t hold ‘em in." Blythe said.

"Well you were the one who thought to come here in the first place, you lulu" Blaine said as he swung his shovel around.

"I’m glad that I did." Blaine replied.

"Maybe we have to stare at it, hard." Said Nya. "’Cause that’s what we did with the net." It worked! The shovels started swinging around as if they were trying to hit Blaine and Blythe instead of them.

"Put down the darn shovels." Blythe said. "I don’t want any girls anyway, get the boys."

"But how do you know?"

"The boys have bigger eyes than the girls, you nut. And can you believe that they sell for $1,500 to $3,000!"

"Wow, your smart."

Blaine and blythe were very, very slow runners so the frogs were able to run away from that disaster scene.

While trying to get back home that night, they got lost. Anyway it was too dark. There was a stream up ahead.

"Yo guys, there’s a stream up ahead. I’m hungry and sleepy. Can we please get food and then go to sleep somewhere in that stream." Jol said.

"Yeah" everyone said. So they all went to go find some worms. As usual Jol found them. (He always found the things that they were looking for.)

When they got to the stream a very old Goliath Frog named Mr. Send started yapping.

"What y’all doing here, sonny boy?"

"Uh, we’re just coming to sleep. We won’t bother you." Ark said.

"Ya, sure you won’t. As a mattter-of-fact you just woke me up, you Kleinen Stinker."

"What are you doing up there?" his wife said.

"These yapdoodle kids are disturbin’ my sleep. I’m teachin’ ‘em a lesson." He replied.

"Ugh vey. I’m coming" she said. 

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