The Frog Chronicles

Second episode of a series of short conservation films commissioned by Conservation Leadership Programme on endangered Toad Skin Frog conservation efforts in the Western Ghats.
Client: Conservation Leadership Programme
Direction/Camera: Anirban Dutta Gupta/Priyanka Kuriakose
Format: HD PAL (Canon C300)
Duration: 11 Min
Date: 2016
 

The Toad Skin Frog is one of the most endangered frogs in the world and Arun and Sethu are in the forefront of the fight to protect them. This film follows there efforts to protect this amphibian by battling all odds. This film is part of a series of films on the projects funded by Conservation Leadership Programme.

 

Toad Skin Frog
Toad Skin Frog
Toad Skin Frog
Toad Skin Frog

Photo by Arun Kanagavel

Malabar Gliding Frog
Malabar Gliding Frog
Arun measuring the frog
Arun measuring the frog
Misty Munnar
Misty Munnar
Dotted Mountain
Dotted Mountain
Polluted streams
Polluted streams
Taking a workshop
Taking a workshop
Shooting in the rain
Shooting in the rain
Tea plantations
Tea plantations
Surreal trees
Surreal trees
Frogs on a rock
Frogs on a rock
Ex-situ conservation
Ex-situ conservation
The Team
The Team

(L-R) Arun Kanagavel, Sethu Parvathy, Priyanka Kuriakose

With Raka the dog
With Raka the dog
Searching for the frog
Searching for the frog
One more misty mountain
One more misty mountain
Interviewing Sethu
Interviewing Sethu
Shooting the frog
Shooting the frog
Interviewing Arun
Interviewing Arun