Groups Offer Ringtones With a Statement

Feb 26, 2007 By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, AP Writer
Groups Offer Ringtones With a Statement (AP)
Rafael Garcia, a physician's assistant, talks on a cell phone as he walks across the University of New Mexico campus in Albuquerque, N.M., Monday, Feb. 19, 2007. Peter Leyden, director of the New Politics Institute, which has been studying the potential impacts of cell phones on political and social campaigns, says that about four in five voting-age Americans have cells phones and that number is expected to keep growing. (AP Photo/Toby Jorrin)

(AP) -- Amid the cacophony of cell phone ringtones these days, add these: the clickety-click-click of a rare Central American poison arrow dart frog, the howl of a Mexican gray wolf and the bellows of an Arctic beluga whale.



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