The local legend in Buedingen, Germany, is of how a new countess 500 years ago refused to consummate her marriage because of the croaking of the local frogs, setting off a wild night of frog-catching by the entire town. The town today is filled with frog statues in honor of that night.
The local legend in Buedingen, Germany, is of how a new countess 500 years ago refused to consummate her marriage because of the croaking of the local frogs, setting off a wild night of frog-catching by the entire town. The town today is filled with frog statues in honor of that night. Claudia Himmelreich/MCT
The local legend in Buedingen, Germany, is of how a new countess 500 years ago refused to consummate her marriage because of the croaking of the local frogs, setting off a wild night of frog-catching by the entire town. The town today is filled with frog statues in honor of that night. Claudia Himmelreich/MCT

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