Croak of gold

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The Independent Online
New Delhi, India (AP) - A frog swallowed a gold chain, left on a riverbank by a woman bather - and sparked off a massacre of frogs in a south-western Indian village, according to newspaper reports.

Relatives of the woman in Thannermukkom, in Kerala state, caught the frogs and slit open their bellies in search of the chain after the frog that swallowed it leapt back into the water, the Hindu newspaper reported.

They found the chain in the belly of the 68th frog dissected.