Category: Frog & Amphibians Information & News

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California Red-Legged Frog As State Amphibian?

California Red-Legged Frog As State Amphibian?

The California red-legged frog may become the official amphibian of California. [...]

Appalachian Salamanders Shrinking Due To Climate Change

Study noticed an 8 percent decline in salamander size from 1980 to 2012. [...]

Once Thought Extinct Andean Toad Rediscovered

A single Tandayapa Andean toad was first discovered in 1970 and rediscovered in 2012. [...]
SAVE THE FROGS! Grand Opening Celebration Slated for March 29 in Berkeley, Calif.

SAVE THE FROGS! Grand Opening Celebration Slated for March 29 in Berkeley, Calif.

Grand opening celebration will include a frogging expedition in Strawberry Canyon. [...]
World Frog Day!

World Frog Day!

Celebrate this most interesting herp. [...]
Rare Albino Ensatina Salamander Spotted In Vancouver, BC's Stanley Park

Rare Albino Ensatina Salamander Spotted In Vancouver, BC's Stanley Park

Stanley Park Ecology Society members spot rare albino Ensatina Salamander. [...]
New Marsupial Frog Species Discovered In Peruvian Andes

New Marsupial Frog Species Discovered In Peruvian Andes

The new marsupial frog, Gastrotheca dysprosita hails from the Cerro Barro Negro mountain in Peru. [...]
Two Texas Salamanders Get ESA Protection

Two Texas Salamanders Get ESA Protection

Salado and Georgetown salamanders of Texas get Endangered Species Act Protections [...]

Pig-Like Indian Purple Frog Calls To Mates Underground

Scientists document the first acoustical and statistical analysis of the frog calls of Nasikabatrachus sahyadrensis [...]
New York Proposes Recovery Plan For Northern Cricket Frog

New York Proposes Recovery Plan For Northern Cricket Frog

There are just three populations of the northern cricket frog in New York. [...]
Bats Hunt Frogs By Sensing Water Ripples

Bats Hunt Frogs By Sensing Water Ripples

When túngara frogs call out to find a mate, bats sense it. [...]

Adventure Aquarium To Host "Frogs: Nature's Messengers" Exhibit

The Adventure Aquarium in Camden, NJ opens a frog exhibit featuring more than 20 frog species. [...]
Biologists To Reintroduce California Red-legged Frog To SoCal Mountains

Biologists To Reintroduce California Red-legged Frog To SoCal Mountains

California red-legged frogs haven't been seen in Santa Monica Mountains in more than 40 years. [...]
Australia's Armoured Mist Frog Range Expanded

Australia's Armoured Mist Frog Range Expanded

Scientists move 40 Litoria lorica to new location four kilometers from only known area in which the frogs can be found. [...]

250 Groups Urge EPA To Ban Atrazine Pesticide

Pesticide is found in 75 percent of stream water and 40 percent of all groundwater tested in a study. [...]
Can’t Tell An Invasive Cane Toad From A Native Australian Frog? There’s An App For That

Can’t Tell An Invasive Cane Toad From A Native Australian Frog? There’s An App For That

Australia's Department of Environment and Conservation and the University of Western Australia develop iPhone app that enables you to tell the differe [...]
Students At Maryland’s Great Mills High School Build Salamander Fence

Students At Maryland’s Great Mills High School Build Salamander Fence

Fence will deter ATVs and other vehicles from traversing a pond that destroyed thousands of spotted salamander eggs in March. [...]
Two High Sierra Amphibians Proposed For Endangered Species Act Protections

Two High Sierra Amphibians Proposed For Endangered Species Act Protections

Animals have been decimated by livestock grazing, habitat destruction, invasive species, and disease. [...]
Tiger Salamander Crossing Tunnels In Northern California Are Working

Tiger Salamander Crossing Tunnels In Northern California Are Working

Tunnels constructed in 2011 help some 100 plus endangered Ambystoma californiense get to their breeding pond. [...]
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