Disney moves have told us again and again: kiss that frog, transform him into a Prince. But why? Who is to say that a Prince is better than a frog? Why kiss a frog to make him into a Prince? Why transform an essential pillar of ecology into a symbol of royalty and patriarchy and wealth inequity?
Keep the frogs. Get rid of the Princes (and all their royal entourage and the foolish, sexist Disney stories). But Keep the frogs!
They are “An unexpectedly vital part of the ecology”
“Frogs and toads are an unobtrusive but vital part of the ecology, and their loss contributes to the appalling modern phenomenon that conservationists are now encountering everywhere: “trophic cascade”.
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