As a project to raise funds, the Association of Zoos and Aquariums
offered their member zoos the opportunity to commission several
toad donation sculptures to celebrate 2008, " the Year of the
Consequently , interactive sculptures similar to the one below which is
at the Fresno Chaffe zoo in California, are collecting coins and
dispensing wisecracks at zoos in St, Louis, Nashville, Fort Worth
and at Wisconsin's Henry Vilas Zoo. The money the
sculptures accumulate go to improve amphibian habitat.