17-Year- Old Hannah McSorley from Omagh, Northern Ireland,due to coronavirus lockdown her GCSE exam got cancelled, So she’s turned her attention to raising thousands of tadpoles in lockdown.
‘I live in the country and we would rescue frog spawn when we were younger but I haven’t done it for years. Usually, they wouldn’t survive she said
She said to Metrouk , at first she kept the frog spawn in a jar but as it turned to tadpoles, she moved them first to a plastic box then to a paddling pool in the garden filled with water
Although she doesn’t know exactly how many there are, she quoted the number 37,927
She started to research online about what they could eat and how she could help them survive.
‘I’d never seen a frog spawn TikTok but I was using it to educate my younger brother and I thought others might want to see the process too.
‘The reaction has been crazy. I have followers from all over the world and I’m just so grateful that everyone tunes in and watches them.’
Hannah has been getting advice online from the British Wildlife Association and from speaking directly to the Northern Ireland Environment Agency.
She expects the tadpoles to turn to frogs in another few weeks and has planned the best way to release them.
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