Latest Leopard frog Stories
While some scientists must travel to far-off exotic locations to discover new species, one team of American researchers found a new species in a much less desolate location – New York City.
New York City has many mysteries, however this latest has scientists scratching their heads. How did an entire species of frog - in one of the nation’s most crowded and oldest cities - go undiscovered for as long as it did?
In the wilds of New York City — or as wild as you can get so close to skyscrapers — scientists have found a new leopard frog species that for years biologists mistook for a more widespread variety of leopard frog.
Researchers at Brown University, filming frogs jumping at 500 frames per second with special X-ray technology, show that the frog's tendon stretches as it readies its leap and then recoils, much like a spring, when the frog jumps.
More than 1,000 Chiricahua leopard frog tadpoles are getting a safe start in life in the Phoenix Zoo. Scientists say that in the wild fewer than 100 of the 1,353 tiny tadpoles would be likely to survive through the summer and become frogs, The Arizona Republic reports.
ROOSEVELT, Utah - Utah wildlife officials are alarmed over the presence of American bullfrogs. Acting on a tip from a golfer, biologists confirmed the frogs were in a pond at Roosevelt Golf Course. They have moved elsewhere in the Uinta Basin in eastern Utah, 150 miles east of Salt Lake City.
The Rio Grande Leopard Frog (Rana berlandieri) is a species of aquatic frog that is native to the southern United States in Texas and New Mexico, and south through Mexico and Central America. It is also occasionally referred to as the Mexican Leopard Frog. The handle berlandieri honors the Belgian naturalist Jean Louis Berlandier, who worked for the Mexican government on one of the first biological surveys of Texas. These frogs grow up to 2.2 to 4.5 inches long. They are normally tan,...
The Lowland Leopard Frog (Rana yavapaiensis), is a species of frog belonging to the Ranidae family that is located in Mexico and the United States. Its natural habitats include temperate forests, freshwater lakes, intermittent rivers, rivers, and freshwater marshes. In most populations, breeding normally occurs following springtime emergence after a period of winter inactivity and continues through summer and into the fall. Within the wild, masses of eggs have been observed to hatch in...