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.
The Atlantic Coast leopard frog is quite different from the Southern leopard frog.
One Direction contributes a page in the charity book The Curious Tale Of Fi-Rex
6.9 percent of all frog species will go extinct over the next 100 years.
The frogs, Cophixalus rajampatensis and Cophixalus salawatiensis have slender bodies less than 23mm in length.
The horned frog's super sticky tongue helps it to subdue large prey items.
The coqui frog is established on the Big Island of Hawaii but is not yet established on Oahu.
The Kuranda treefrog has been upgraded to endangered from near-threatened.
The next step is for the USFWS to conduct a full status review of the Cascade and Columbia torrent salamanders.
The little ninja frog has an effective way of ridding his nest of wasps
Estrogenic wastes are altering the sexuality of green frogs
Snoop hosting an animal show like a boss.
18 month expedition that began in June has yielded two more potential new herp species
The frog is commonly called a cricket frog or Fejervarya frog.
The parasitic disease is a single-celled microbe related to oyster parasites.
The 1950s era building was destroyed by fire.
Noblella madreselva is from the family of so-called flesh belly frogs, Craugastoridae
Two Brazilian frog species use spiked lips to deliver toxins to predators.
Two North American salamander species are susceptible to Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans
The frog, Indirana Salelkari is named after state ranger forest officer Prakash Salelkar.
The Chiricahua leopard frog is listed as vulnerable by the IUCN
Odontobatrachus natator is actually five distinct species of frog.