Category: Frog & Amphibians Information & News

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Thieves Steal Beloved Chasing Frogs Statue From City Of San Dimas, Calif.

Thieves have stolen a bronze frog statue from a city in Southern California that had been sitting in the city’s fountain for more than 15 years. [...]

Umbrella Frogs Photo Wins Nature Photography Competition

A photographer from England who happens to also own a pair of red-eyed tree frogs (Agalychnis callidryas) is the winner of an international natur [...]
Texas Firefighter Rescues Pet Frog From Burned House

Texas Firefighter Rescues Pet Frog From Burned House

Firefighters are often called to rescue cats in trees, but in this case, the firefighters responding to a Sept. 23 house fire in Westworth Village, Te [...]
Video: 51 Captive-Bred Mountain Chicken Frogs Released On Montserrat Island

Video: 51 Captive-Bred Mountain Chicken Frogs Released On Montserrat Island

The mountain chicken frog (Leptodactylus fallax), once a popular delicacy in the Caribbean and now one of the world’s rarest frog species has be [...]
Animals Eat The Strangest Things: Vet X-Ray Contest Winner Is A Pet Frog

Animals Eat The Strangest Things: Vet X-Ray Contest Winner Is A Pet Frog

Veterinarypracticenews.com ran an X-Ray Contest for veterinarians to see what crazy items animals mistook for food and the winner was a frog. Guess wh [...]
Four New Species Of See-Through Glass Frogs Discovered In Peru

Four New Species Of See-Through Glass Frogs Discovered In Peru

They are so cool that you will marvel at the pictures of these new species of frogs discovered by herpetologists in the Peruvian Andes. These little g [...]

Check Out This Albino Wood Frog From Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge

This albino wood frog was found in Minnesota's Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge. [...]
Tree Thinning At Lake Tahoe On Hold Due To Potential Negative Effects To Sierra Nevada Yellow-legged Frog

Tree Thinning At Lake Tahoe On Hold Due To Potential Negative Effects To Sierra Nevada Yellow-legged Frog

A tree thinning project to decrease the change of catastrophic wildfires at Lake Tahoe has been postponed due to concerns that the project could have [...]

Mass Die Off Of Wood Frog Tadpoles Concerns Scientist

A mass die off of wood frogs (Lithobates sylvaticus) in a half-acre pond in Brunswick, Maine has caused concern for the scientist who owns the pond. E [...]
Biologists Release California Red-Legged Frog Tadpoles Into Santa Monica Mountains

Biologists Release California Red-Legged Frog Tadpoles Into Santa Monica Mountains

About 850 tadpoles were released into two streams in the Santa Monica Mountains. [...]
USFWS To Analyze Potential Impact Of Pesticides On Amphibians

USFWS To Analyze Potential Impact Of Pesticides On Amphibians

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will analyze certain pesticides on their impact on wildlife in the United States [...]
How Do Alaskan Wood Frogs Freeze And Thaw?

How Do Alaskan Wood Frogs Freeze And Thaw?

Alaskan wood frogs can freeze and thaw due to sugar buildup in their bodies. [...]
Frogs Can Resist Chytrid Fungus

Frogs Can Resist Chytrid Fungus

Study says frogs that survive exposure to chytrid build resistance to the fungus. [...]

Frogs Jump Differently Based On Their Environment

Not all frogs can jump as far as the "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County." [...]
It is Official! The California Red-Legged Frog Is That State’s Amphibian!

It is Official! The California Red-Legged Frog Is That State’s Amphibian!

The California red-legged frog is now the official state amphibian of California. [...]
Dyeing Dart Frog Color Patterns Differ From Frog To Frog

Dyeing Dart Frog Color Patterns Differ From Frog To Frog

The varying color patterns of dyeing dart frogs affect how potential predators see the frogs. [...]
Huge American Bullfrog Caught In Canadian Pond

Huge American Bullfrog Caught In Canadian Pond

Man catches and releases American bullfrog back into his private pond. [...]
David Beckham Is Afraid Of Frogs

David Beckham Is Afraid Of Frogs

Footballer admits in interview with BBC's Michael Palin that he doesn't like frogs. [...]
14 New Frog Species Discovered In India's Western Ghats Mountain Range

14 New Frog Species Discovered In India's Western Ghats Mountain Range

They are named dancing frogs due to the male's leg kicking during breeding season. [...]
Treefrog In Fish's Mouth Photo Generates 5 Million Views On REPTILES Facebook Page

Treefrog In Fish's Mouth Photo Generates 5 Million Views On REPTILES Facebook Page

Australian angler Angus James was about to release the jungle perch when he noticed a live green treefrog in its mouth. [...]
Mountain And Sierra Yellow-Legged Frogs Added To Endangered Species List

Mountain And Sierra Yellow-Legged Frogs Added To Endangered Species List

The amphibians have been devastated by pollution, pesticides and the chytrid fungus. [...]
Frog Skin Mucus Can Be Tested For Chytrid Resistance

Frog Skin Mucus Can Be Tested For Chytrid Resistance

Scientists use midwife toad skin mucus to develop a defense against the chytrid fungus. [...]
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