Breeding efforts around the nation have helped the Wyoming toad to make a comeback in the wild.
Currently, the state bans the hunting of frogs between mid-November and late spring.
The jaguar snouted tree frog is so named because jaguars were also spotted in the area which the amphibian was discovered.
Gastrotheca excubitor employs bacterial defenses to fight off Bd and the chytrid fungus.
Scientists speculate that Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis is keeping frog populations low in Peru's Manu National Park.
The Cascades frog may be listed as threatened or endangered under the California Endangered Species Act.
Dustin thinks Dart was of the Indirana genus, but the genus wasn't formally described until 1986 and frogs develop rear legs first.
More than 300 poison dart frogs in the jungles of Colombia's Chocó province were photographed and classified, with DNA collected from 90 individual frogs.
Research funding for herps is often limited, so the use of these lighting devices speeds up the research.
FrogID will help Australia catalog the country's more than 230 frog species.
The Jackson’s climbing salamander (Bolitoglossa jacksoni) was discovered in 1975 and, until now, hasn't been seen since.
The invasive Asian common toad has left a trail of death and destruction as it hops from one Indonesian island to another.
Nampa University Home To Rare Crowned Treefrog And Undescribed New Species Seized in Hong Kong Shipment
The unidentified species will remain unidentified until the species is found and observed in the wild.
A 2016 moratorium on the importation of salamanders into the U.S. seems to have helped keep Bsal out.
The frogs were released back into the Kizilirmak river, where they were poached.
The poor snake screams one last time before it meets its doom.
Reed frogs are well known for the diversity of their appearance.
The metal pin that was inserted into the broken leg of the frog was eventually removed.
The frog was once widely distributed in Northern California but has since disappeared in large areas of its previous habitats.
As far as we know, North American amphibian populations have not yet been exposed to this pathogen in the wild.
Researchers believe that the populations of the Darwin's frog are infected with Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis, which causes the chytrid fungus.
The white-bellied frog is critically endangered in Australia and the Perth Zoo is trying to bolster its populations.
While frogs of the genus Ceratophrys have powerful bites, their ancestors had even more powerful bites.
The toadlets continue the call because other frogs can still see visual cues, such as movement of the throat, researchers say.
Severe Perkinsea Infection (SPI), is caused by a single celled parasitic organism that kills tadpoles.
The Dixie Valley Toad was discovered in the summer of 2017.
The British Columbia northern leopard frog has seen its populations dwindle for the last 40 years.
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 a tunnel constructed by Caltrans.
The Baw Baw frog was once abundant in Australia’s Baw Baw Plateau.
Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans can kill salamanders in as little as four days.
These toads are hardy when captive bred, and as easy to keep as a White’s tree frog.
The golden poison dart frog’s batrachotoxin could provide insight into future medicines.
Some estimate that the population of the mountain yellow-legged frog has declined by 90 percent.
The Mikawa Salamander is the 29th salamander species of the family Hynobiidae found in Japan.
The frogs were discovered living high in the mountain forests of the Peruvian Andes.
The woman was almost done with her salad when she saw the frog move on her plate.
Nasikabatrachus bhupathi was named after noted Indian herpetologist S. Bhupathy.
The 14-year-old was looking for a frog to enter in a frog jumping contest.
The Jambato harlequin frogs was last seen in the wild 30 years ago.
The Ecuadorian rainfrog is striking in coloration.
The stone leaf-litter frog was discovered amongst the limestone cliffs of northern Vietnam.
The South American polka dot tree frog turns from green, yellowish-red to blue and green when exposed to UV light.
A new frog discovered in Peru is named after Sir David Attenbourough.
Officials are baffled at the disappearance of so many salamanders.
The green and golden bell frog has experienced declines in some of its range.
The golden poison dart frog has enough poison on its skin to kill 10 people.
The Mahony's toadlet is a true frog and not a toad.
The large water frog is also known as the scrotum frog due to its large folds of skin.
Toughie, collected during a chytrid pandemic in Panama, was more than 12 years old.
DEVIN EDMONDS, USGS The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has set aside nearly 2 million acres of land for the Sierra Nevada yellow-legged frog, the mountain yellow-legged frog and the Yosemite toad as critical habitat.
Western toads in Canada are crossing a road to get to the forest in which they live, avoiding the toad tunnel that was built for them.
The frog, dubbed Sleeping Beauty, is less than an inch in length.
A White's treefrog that was run over last month by a lawnmower is slated to be released back into the wild.
The red-eyed treefrog embryos can sense predators and escape from their eggsac.
There is no physical contact during what researchers call the "dorsal straddle."
A new frog species has been discovered near the border of Peru’s Manu National Park.
The frog was flown from Mount Isa, Queensland to Cairns free of charge.
The snake is doomed from both sides.
Dendropsophus mapinguari was discovered in 2009 but has just been described.
The frog was hit by a vehicle which injured its back.
The recovery plan for the California tiger salamander was 10 years in the making.
Microhyla laterite was discovered in laterite rock formations on India's coast.
The frog was discovered in the Biligiri Rangaswamy Temple Tiger Reserve.
Tadpoles of certain frog and toads have been observed feeding on mosquito larvae, but not necessarily the Aedes aegypti mosquito.
The Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo is offering free training to help count frogs.
Pristimantis IIAP is just one of many new species that will be detailed in future issues of the Annals of Carnegie Museum.
The actual amphibian species diversity on the island of Taiwan is likely higher than currently thought.
It is hoped that assisted reproductive technology can help bolster wild populations of the Eastern Hellbender Salamander.
Horned frogs are known to have painful bites.
The Quito rocket frog is found in just one location in Ecuador.
Franky’s treefrog was rediscovered by accident by renowned biologist Sathyabhama Das Biju
Xenopus laevis can regenerate functional joints after amputation.
The two frogs were first spotted in 2010 but were not described until December 2015.
Prisoner finds a frog in the prison yard and releases him when he got out.
DNA, voice recordings, CT scanning of internal anatomy, and chromosome analysis determined the species were new to science.
Now Chinese scientists have pulled it from the cave for “further study”
Dendropsophus bromeliaceus is found in bromeliad plants filled with rainwater.
Acting on a tip, the Calgary Humane Society seized 300+ reptiles, amphibians and arachnids.
It is suggested that coloration plays a role in aggressiveness of strawberry poison frogs.
The Lake Titicaca frog is critically endangered due in part to the frog being grinded up in a juice elixer.
The Baw Baw frog is critically endangered and is currently known in just a single locality in Australia.
The controversial chemical Virkon was used to clear Mallorcan midwife toad ponds of the Chytrid fungus.
Although not as popular in the pet trade as its larger cousin, the tiger salamander (A. tigrinum), the spotted salamander is an equally impressive animal
Four Japanese giant salamanders from a sister zoo in Japan are now at the Honolulu Zoo.
The enzyme Cyp27c1 helps amphibians see above and below the water
Timonya annae was a small amphibian but it had fangs and gills
Animals that use other defenses such as mimicry, camouflage and warning coloration tend to evolve more efficiently.
The toads were thought to have gone extinct in the 1920s.