Category: Wild Frogs & Amphibians

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The Solution For Keeping Monitor Lizards From Raiding Sea Turtle Nests? Cane Toads

The Solution For Keeping Monitor Lizards From Raiding Sea Turtle Nests? Cane Toads

Researchers have found that dead cane toads placed on top of sea turtle nests deter monitor lizards from pilfering the eggs. [...]
More Than 80% Of Amphibian Species In India's Western Ghats Under Threat Of Extinction

More Than 80% Of Amphibian Species In India's Western Ghats Under Threat Of Extinction

Noted Indian herpetologist Dr. SD Biju says that 80 percent of amphibian species in India are threatened with extinction. [...]
Cane Toads Rapidly Adjust To Cooler Temperatures, Study Says

Cane Toads Rapidly Adjust To Cooler Temperatures, Study Says

The cane toad, native to Central America, is invasive in Australia and Hawaii. [...]
U.S. Supreme Court To Hear Case On Dusky Gopher Frog Critical Habitat Protections

U.S. Supreme Court To Hear Case On Dusky Gopher Frog Critical Habitat Protections

The dusky gopher frog was previously found in just a single pond in Mississippi. [...]
Two New Amazon Treefrog Species Described, One Named After Stanley Kubrick

Two New Amazon Treefrog Species Described, One Named After Stanley Kubrick

The devil's treefrog and Kubrick's treefrog were thought to be a single species, the Sarayacu treefrog. [...]
Black Warrior Waterdog Receives Endangered Species Act Protection

Black Warrior Waterdog Receives Endangered Species Act Protection

Also known as the Alabama mudpuppy, Necturus alabamnesis is in danger of extinction throughout its entire range. [...]

New Species Of Night Frog Discovered In India’s Western Ghats

Nyctibatrachus mewasinghi, or Mewa Singh’s night frog, is a light brown in coloration and its belly is off white. [...]
Could The Arroyo Toad Block Trump’s Border Wall?

Could The Arroyo Toad Block Trump’s Border Wall?

There are an estimated 3,000 Arroyo toad's of breeding age left in the wild. [...]
Three New Frog Species Of The Genus Chiasmocleis

Three New Frog Species Of The Genus Chiasmocleis

The frogs have been named C. migueli, C. veracruz and C. altomontana. They are small, brown, fossorial frogs that spend most of their lives undergroun [...]

New Frog Species Discovered In India

Odorrana arunachalensis can be seen during the wet season and is adapted for a life in fast moving waters. [...]

Once Thought Extinct In The Wild, The Wyoming Toad Makes A Comeback

Breeding efforts around the nation have helped the Wyoming toad to make a comeback in the wild. [...]

Researchers Find Peruvian Frog That Is Resistant To Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis

Gastrotheca excubitor employs bacterial defenses to fight off Bd and the chytrid fungus. [...]
Bd Infected Peruvian Frogs Still Haven’t Recovered From 10-Year-Old Die Off

Bd Infected Peruvian Frogs Still Haven’t Recovered From 10-Year-Old Die Off

Scientists speculate that Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis is keeping frog populations low in Peru's Manu National Park. [...]
California Seeks Information On Cascades Frog To Determine Potential Protection Status

California Seeks Information On Cascades Frog To Determine Potential Protection Status

The Cascades frog may be listed as threatened or endangered under the California Endangered Species Act. [...]
New FrogID App Helps Aussies Record And Catalog Frog Calls

New FrogID App Helps Aussies Record And Catalog Frog Calls

FrogID will help Australia catalog the country's more than 230 frog species. [...]
Jackson’s Climbing Salamander Rediscovered After 42 Years Missing

Jackson’s Climbing Salamander Rediscovered After 42 Years Missing

The Jackson’s climbing salamander (Bolitoglossa jacksoni) was discovered in 1975 and, until now, hasn't been seen since. [...]
If No Action Taken, Invasive Toad Could Threaten Komodo Dragon

If No Action Taken, Invasive Toad Could Threaten Komodo Dragon

The invasive Asian common toad has left a trail of death and destruction as it hops from one Indonesian island to another. [...]
7500 Frogs Released After Frog Poaching Ring Busted In Turkey

7500 Frogs Released After Frog Poaching Ring Busted In Turkey

The frogs were released back into the Kizilirmak river, where they were poached. [...]

Salamanders In Crisis

As far as we know, North American amphibian populations have not yet been exposed to this pathogen in the wild. [...]
New Disease A Threat To North American Frogs

New Disease A Threat To North American Frogs

Severe Perkinsea Infection (SPI), is caused by a single celled parasitic organism that kills tadpoles. [...]
Endangered California Tiger Salamander Gets Tunnel Under Highway

Endangered California Tiger Salamander Gets Tunnel Under Highway

A new tunnel between Buellton and Lompoc, Calif. will enable the California tiger salamander to cross under a busy road rather than over it, thanks to [...]
Poison Dart Frogs Are Protected From Their Own Poison

Poison Dart Frogs Are Protected From Their Own Poison

The golden poison dart frog’s batrachotoxin could provide insight into future medicines. [...]
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