From the Seattle Times:
"Sure you're ready for the rain to stop — but don't be selfish about this.
Think of your fellow frog.
While persistent precipitation has dampened human spirits around Puget Sound, Northern red-legged frogs and long-toed salamanders have been reveling in rain-swollen lakes and ponds.
The hearty amphibians started breeding in mid-January, and females are laying more eggs than usual after bulking up on a bounty of snails, slugs and other wet-weather goodies, said Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife research scientist Marc Hayes. An abundance of standing water means fewer eggs will dry up and die before hatching.
"This is the kind of weather that's absolutely terrific for amphibians," he said."
I'm going to go frogging.