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Old 05-03-2004, 08:11 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Frog stows away in in-flight salad

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (Reuters) -- An airline passenger was given a nasty fright when a frog with a taste for adventure stowed away in her in-flight salad, New Zealand authorities said on Tuesday.

The passenger discovered the airborne amphibian perched on a slice of cucumber while on a Qantas flight from Melbourne to Wellington in February.

"Naturally there was a bit of consternation by the passenger who called back the attendant," Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry quarantine general manager Fergus Small said.

The flight attendant removed the salad and the 4 cm (1.6 inch) whistling tree frog, which was killed by quarantine staff when the aircraft landed.

While frogs had been known to hitch rides in the cargo holds of aircraft, it was the first time the Quarantine Service was aware of one being found in a meal, Small said.

Qantas was not immediately available for comment but a spokesman told The New Zealand Herald newspaper the airline had since changed its lettuce supplier and introduced "additional procedures into the salad supply process."
All they needed was some chocolate!
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Old 05-03-2004, 08:14 PM   #2 (permalink)
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At least steel bolts didn't leap out and plunge straight through both cheeks....
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Old 05-03-2004, 08:16 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I didn't say "Spring Surprise", now did I?
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Old 05-03-2004, 08:52 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I think it was planted by the passenger. Seriously. What an easy way to extort money.
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Old 05-03-2004, 09:02 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Whats so bad about a whistling tree frog? They're adorable!





http://allaboutfrogs.org/info/species/whistle.html
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Old 05-03-2004, 11:22 PM   #6 (permalink)
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There's a small Danish music label called Crunchy Frog. I thought you were writing about them.
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Old 05-04-2004, 04:08 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Cute! I love frogs.

I also thought that this would be about Monty Python.
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