MOSCOW, April 30 (RIA Novosti) - The construction of
an underground crossing for frogs has started in the
Belovezhskaya Pushcha National Park in Belarus, local media
said on Thursday.
According to the Belaruskaya Lesnaya Gazeta, the so-called
"frog tunnels" are part of a reconstruction project of the road
linking Brest and Belovezhskaya Pushcha, which is almost
There will be three tubes 50 meters apart to provide safe
passage for frogs and toads who are often hit by cars and buses
on the busy road.
This is the second "frog tunnel" project in Belarus. The
first such crossing was built in 2006 in the Berezinsky
Biosphere Reserve, some 150 kilometers north of Minsk.