Category: Frog & Amphibians Information & News

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Detroit Zoological Society Releases Close To 8,000 Puerto Rican Crested Toad Tadpoles

Detroit Zoological Society Releases Close To 8,000 Puerto Rican Crested Toad Tadpoles

The toad is a critically endangered species native to Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. [...]
Asian Elephant Tracks Are Ideal Breeding Sites For Frogs

Asian Elephant Tracks Are Ideal Breeding Sites For Frogs

Frog eggs and tadpoles were found in elephant tracks in Myanmar. [...]
Two Central Texas Salamanders Need Federal Protection, Lawsuit Says

Two Central Texas Salamanders Need Federal Protection, Lawsuit Says

Both salamanders were given ESA protections in 2014 but the federal government failed to follow through. [...]
USFWS Proposes Neuse River Waterdog Salamander For ESA Protections

USFWS Proposes Neuse River Waterdog Salamander For ESA Protections

The Neuse River waterdog (Necturus lewisi) is a permanently aquatic salamander. [...]
Tadpole Tail Regeneration Cells Discovered

Tadpole Tail Regeneration Cells Discovered

Tadpoles can regenerate their tails after loss via cells in their skin. [...]
New Glass Frog Species Discovered And Described

New Glass Frog Species Discovered And Described

The Guajira giant glass frog is native to a remote mountain in Colombia. [...]
More Than Half The World’s Amphibians In Danger Of Extinction, Study Says

More Than Half The World’s Amphibians In Danger Of Extinction, Study Says

"We found that more than 1,000 data-deficient amphibians are threatened with extinction, and nearly 500 are Endangered or Critically Endangered. [...]
Captive-Breeding Brings Red-Legged Frogs Back To Yosemite National Park

Captive-Breeding Brings Red-Legged Frogs Back To Yosemite National Park

Captive breeding efforts enabled 500 California red-legged frogs to be released back into Yosemite Valley. [...]
USFWS Sued For Failing To Protect Siskiyou Mountains Salamander

USFWS Sued For Failing To Protect Siskiyou Mountains Salamander

The Siskiyou Mountains salamander lives in the Klamath-Siskiyou region of southern Oregon and northern California. [...]
Amphibians And The Fishless Ponds Of Florida

Amphibians And The Fishless Ponds Of Florida

The habitats that reptiles and amphibians depend on are species specific and reliant on the adaptive ways of the animals. “Niches” are spe [...]
New Treefrog Species Discovered In Ecuador

New Treefrog Species Discovered In Ecuador

Hyloscirtus hillisi is a dark mottled brown in coloration with tiny yellow spots found on its front and hind legs. [...]
Aussie Farmer Records Cane Toads Hitching Ride On Olive Python

Aussie Farmer Records Cane Toads Hitching Ride On Olive Python

Paul Mock was out lowering his dam's spillway when he happened upon the most unusual sight. [...]
Horned Marsupial Frog Rediscovered In Ecuador After Missing Since 2005

Horned Marsupial Frog Rediscovered In Ecuador After Missing Since 2005

The frog is in danger of becoming extinct because the area in which it lives faces the highest rate of deforestation in the country. [...]
Scientists Discover New Salamander Species In Florida

Scientists Discover New Salamander Species In Florida

Siren reticulata is two feet in length and has external gills and no hind legs. [...]
Search For Mate Of World's Most Endangered Frog Is On

Search For Mate Of World's Most Endangered Frog Is On

Sehuencas water frogs are fully aquatic frogs that at one point were found in abundance in ponds, rivers and streams of montane cloud forests in Boliv [...]
Frogs In England Stuck In Storm Drains Get Help From Team WART

Frogs In England Stuck In Storm Drains Get Help From Team WART

Frogs and toads trapped in drains in England are helped out by frog ladders placed in the drains. [...]
Japanese Giant Salamanders Breed For First Time Outside Japan

Japanese Giant Salamanders Breed For First Time Outside Japan

The laying and fertilizing of Japanese giant salamander eggs in Hawaii is a first outside of Japan. [...]
Certain Mosquito Repellents Are Lethal To Larval Salamanders

Certain Mosquito Repellents Are Lethal To Larval Salamanders

When exposed to picaridin in environmentally relevant concentrations, larval salamanders had a high mortality rate. [...]

Two New Frog Species Discovered In Vietnam

The newly discovered Vietnamese frogs live in a cold climate more than 3,000 meters above sea level. [...]
Aussie Couple Donates $100,000 To Help Save Southern Bell Frog

Aussie Couple Donates $100,000 To Help Save Southern Bell Frog

A couple in Australia have donated $AUS 100,000 to help boost the southern bell frog (Litoria raniformis) population in the country's Lower Murray [...]
Wood Frog Behavior Changed By Agricultural Insecticides

Wood Frog Behavior Changed By Agricultural Insecticides

Wood frogs that were exposed to neonicotinoids moved less than those that hadn't been exposed. [...]
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