Category: Frog Amphibian Information & News

29 Captive Raised Hellbender Salamanders Released In Tennessee

29 Captive Raised Hellbender Salamanders Released In Tennessee

The Nashville Zoo, in partnership with the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency & Tennessee State University, last month released 29 zoo raised eas [...]
Zoos Victoria Raises 15 Giant Burrowing Frog Tadpoles To Froglet Stage

Zoos Victoria Raises 15 Giant Burrowing Frog Tadpoles To Froglet Stage

Zoos Victoria has announced that 15 of 100 giant burrowing frog (Heleioporus australiacus) tadpoles have grown legs and have metamorphosed, a first fo [...]
Exo Terra Donates $5,000 To Help Conservation Efforts Of Oregon Spotted Frog

Exo Terra Donates $5,000 To Help Conservation Efforts Of Oregon Spotted Frog

Exo Terra announced it has donated $5,000 to Wildlife Preservation Canada in an effort to help WPC’s conservation efforts to save the Oregon spotted f [...]
Researchers Record First Instance of So-Called Penis Snake In Florida

Researchers Record First Instance of So-Called Penis Snake In Florida

The name is certainly peculiar, but the so-called penis snake is actually a caecilian and it was recorded living in Florida’s Miami-Date County in Oct [...]
Severe Perkinsea Infection Detected In Panama and UK Tadpoles

Severe Perkinsea Infection Detected In Panama and UK Tadpoles

Researchers studying an emerging disease that is killing tadpoles in North America have found instances of the disease in tadpoles in Panama and the U [...]
New Litoria Chocolate Frog Species Discovered In New Guinea

New Litoria Chocolate Frog Species Discovered In New Guinea

A new frog species of the Litoria caerulea group has been discovered in Papua New Guinea that is chocolate brown in coloration. The frog, named Litori [...]
San Francisco Garter Snake Gets Protections In San Mateo County, CA

San Francisco Garter Snake Gets Protections In San Mateo County, CA

The San Francisco garter snake (Thamnophis sirtalis tetrataenia), a subspecies of Thamnophis sirtalis that is only known to exist on the San Francisco [...]
New Marsupial Frog Species Discovered in Peru

New Marsupial Frog Species Discovered in Peru

Researchers have discovered a new marsupial frog species in the Peruvian Amazon rainforest that is part of the Gastrotheca genus. The frog, Gastrothec [...]
Illinois Wind Project May Threaten Chorus Frog

Illinois Wind Project May Threaten Chorus Frog

The habitat of the Illinois chorus frog (Pseudacris illinoensis) in the state is threatened by a proposed 30,000-acre wind farm project in Mason Count [...]
Susan (Su) Jewell Receives PARC’s 2021 Alison Haskell Award

Susan (Su) Jewell Receives PARC’s 2021 Alison Haskell Award

  Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation announced March 23 that Susan (Su) Jewell is the recipient of PARC's 2021 Alison Haskell Awar [...]
Phoenix Zoo Celebrates 25 Years Captive Breeding Of Chiricahua Leopard Frog

Phoenix Zoo Celebrates 25 Years Captive Breeding Of Chiricahua Leopard Frog

The Arizona Center for Nature Conservation and the Phoenix Zoo, along with the Arizona Game & Fish Department (AZGFD), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Serv [...]
Toads Of The United States

Toads Of The United States

If you want to keep any of the common North American toads as pets, keep in mind that they hide most of the time. [...]
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