The Purcell's ghost frog (Heleophryne purcelli) is a species of frog in the Heleophrynidae family. It is endemic to South Africa.
Its natural habitats are temperate forests, Mediterranean-type shrubby vegetation, and rivers. It is threatened by habitat loss.
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... He told the astonished patrons that he had seen the ghost of Fred Fisher sitting on the rail of a nearby bridge ... Farley related that the ghost had not spoken, but had merely pointed to a paddock beyond the creek, before disappearing ... suspicion that a police search of the paddock to which the ghost had pointed was undertaken - during which the remains of the murdered Fisher were discovered buried by the side of a creek ...
... The legend of Fisher's ghost is a popular Australian story dating to the early 19th century ... by the legend, the Festival of Fisher's Ghost has been celebrated in Campbelltown since 1956 ... A 1924 Australian silent film titled Fisher's Ghost retells the events of the legend ...
... The Ghost of Christmas Past was the first of the three spirits (after the visitation by Jacob Marley) that haunted the miser, Ebenezer Scrooge in order to prompt him to repent ... According to Dickens' novel, the Ghost of Christmas Past appears to Scrooge as a white-robed, androgynous figure of indeterminate age ... While the ghost is often portrayed as a woman in most dramatic adaptations, Dickens describes the Ghost of Christmas Past only as “it”, and gives a curious description of it "being now a thing with one arm, now ...
... The 1970s saw screen depictions of ghosts diverge into distinct genres of the romantic and horror ... theme in the romantic genre from this period is the ghost as a benign guide or messenger, often with unfinished business, such as 1989's Field of Dreams, the 1990 film Ghost, and ... from the 1980s and 1990s are notable examples of the trend for the merging of ghost stories with scenes of physical violence ...
... The PCC is rumoured to have a ghost that haunts the upper levels of the cinema ... Several sightings have been made by staff, and it has even reportedly tidied up mess and adjusted the volume on films ...
Famous quotes containing the words frog and/or ghost:
“A frog he would a-wooing go,
Heigh ho! says Rowley,
Whether his mother would let him or no.
With a rowley, powley, gammon and spinach,
Heigh ho! says Anthony Rowley.”
—Mother Goose (fl. 17th18th century. A frog he would a-wooing go (l. 15)
“Hold the high way and let they ghost thee lead
And Truthe shall deliver, it is no dread.”
—Geoffrey Chaucer (1340?1400)