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Discovery croaking frog clock

I have a Discovery Channel New World Frog wall clock that is supposed to croak every hour. But the chip is broken. Do you know where I can find a replacement chip or a new clock ? thanks Anne

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  • katieweb Feb 18, 2009

    I have the exact same clock and I absolutely love it-- but mine broke as well. I tried replacing just the clock mechanism (which I got at ACMoore for 8 bucks) but in the process I destroyed the sound part.:( I have searched the discovery channel website, ebay, the frog shop, and done many web searches but I cannot find anything remotely close to this. I'd love to know if anyone has information about purchasing the entire clock.

  • Laura Henson Sep 14, 2012

    were did you get the clock looking for one

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I'm looking for a croaking frog wall clock can you help

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I have the same problem about the frogs not croaking. Is there any place you can purchase a new clock? I love the clock and miss the frogs!

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