Animals: Frog Jump

Had Mark Twain seen the 20,000 people who milled about last week in the little town of Angels Camp, Calaveras County, Calif, he would have been astounded. Yet they were there because he once wrote a story called "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County,'' which told how Jim Smiley's frog Dan'l Webster was defeated at Angels Camp when the opposition loaded it with buckshot. In 1926 Angels Campers, grateful for their town's only fame, instituted an annual International Championship Standing Broad Jump for Frogs to honor Mark Twain and to have...

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