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Denver Zoo Receives 20 Endangered Titicaca Water Frogs

The Lake Titicaca frog is critically endangered due in part to the frog being grinded up in a juice elixer.

Today is National Baw Baw Frog Day in Australia

The Baw Baw frog is critically endangered and is currently known in just a single locality in Australia.

Scientists Eliminate Chytrid Fungus in Five Ponds in Mallorca

The controversial chemical Virkon was used to clear Mallorcan midwife toad ponds of the Chytrid fungus.

Frog Loving French Town Constructs Frog Tunnels to Prevent Roadkill

Natural History and Captive Care of the Fowler's Toad

Poison Dart Frogs May Have Higher Extinction Rates Than Other Frogs

Animals that use other defenses such as mimicry, camouflage and warning coloration tend to evolve more efficiently.

New Leopard Frog Species Discovered in Virginia

The Atlantic Coast leopard frog is quite different from the Southern leopard frog.

New Frog Species of the Genus Bryophryne Discovered in Peru

We Are On Pace To Witness a Mass Frog Extinction

6.9 percent of all frog species will go extinct over the next 100 years.

Researchers Discover Hermaphroditic Frog in New Guinea

The frogs, Cophixalus rajampatensis and Cophixalus salawatiensis have slender bodies less than 23mm in length.

Single Coqui Frog Captured On the Windward Side of Oahu, HI

The coqui frog is established on the Big Island of Hawaii but is not yet established on Oahu.

Three Australian Frog Species Officially Extinct

The Kuranda treefrog has been upgraded to endangered from near-threatened.

Cascade and Columbia Torrent Salamanders May Get Endangered Species Act protection

The next step is for the USFWS to conduct a full status review of the Cascade and Columbia torrent salamanders.

Video Shows How Glass Frog Expels Wasps off its Egg Clutch

The little ninja frog has an effective way of ridding his nest of wasps

Researchers Discover New Frog Species From Western Ghats of India

The frog is commonly called a cricket frog or Fejervarya frog.

Frog Tadpoles in 5 Countries Infected With Protist Disease

The parasitic disease is a single-celled microbe related to oyster parasites.

Tiny Frog Discovered High in the Andes Mountains of Peru

Noblella madreselva is from the family of so-called flesh belly frogs, Craugastoridae

Brazilian Scientists Discover World’s First Venomous Frogs

Two Brazilian frog species use spiked lips to deliver toxins to predators.

Scientists Urge Immediate U.S. Ban on Importation of Asian Salamanders

Two North American salamander species are susceptible to Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans

New Frog Species Discovered in India

The frog, Indirana Salelkari is named after state ranger forest officer Prakash Salelkar.

Chiricahua Leopard Frog Habitat Must Be Protected, US Govt. Says

The Chiricahua leopard frog is listed as vulnerable by the IUCN

One Species of Frog has Morphed into a Species Complex with 5 Frogs

Odontobatrachus natator is actually five distinct species of frog.

Restoration of Yellow-Legged Frog in Yosemite Could Take 10 Years

Watch This Treefrog Light Up After it Ate a Firefly

Dumpy Frog Tries to Eat Carpet Python in Australia

3D Image Shows Frog Within an Argentine Horned Frog

7 New Miniature Poison Frogs Discovered in Brazil’s Cloud Forests

Dusky Gopher Frog Gets 170 Acres in Agreement with Mississippi Developer

Brilliant-thighed Poison Frogs Use Spatial Mapping to Find Their Way Home

New Species of Glass Frog Looks Like Kermit the Frog

Critically Endangered Lake Oku Clawed Frog Bred at ZSL’s London Zoo in the UK

Frog Discovered in Ecuador Shape Shifts Like Star Trek's Changeling Odo

Certain Panamanian Golden Frogs Survive Exposure to Chytrid

Chytrid Fungus Confirmed on Madagascar Yet No Frogs Have Died From It

Relict Leopard Frog Conservation Efforts Experiences Challenges in Nevada

Herping the Southern Spring Peeper

5 Great Costa Rican Herping Destinations

New Frog Species of the Genus Euphlyctis Discovered in Bangladesh

New Species of Andean Water Frog Discovered in Peru

Chinese Officials Busted for Eating Chinese Giant Salamander

Texas Designates Austin Blind Salamander as Endangered Species

Politics Kill 14-Year-Old’s Bill to Name Idaho Giant Salamander as State’s Official Amphibian

Lucky Frog Escape the Jaws of a Snake

Herping the Cuban Treefrog

North Carolina Hellbender Salamanders Threatened by Chytrid Fungus

Indonesian Fanged Frog Gives Birth to Live Tadpoles

Lost Frog Species Rediscovered in Costa Rica

9 New Frog Species Discovered in Western Ghats Region of India

Field Research Adventures with the Red Hills Salamander

Some Hawaiians Becoming Tolerant of Invasive Coqui Frogs

New Leopard Frog Species Discovered in New York/New Jersey Region

1.8 Billion Southern Red Back Salamanders and Counting!

Peruvians Drinking Away Existence of the Endangered Titicaca Water Frog

Frogging the Florida Sandhills

USFWS to Develop Recovery Plan for Mountain Yellow-legged Frog

Mimic Poison Frog Evolving into Two Distinct Species

Poison Frog That Fits on a Dime Discovered in Panama

New Treefrog Species Discovered in Vietnam

USFWS Wants Comments on Dusky Gopher Frog Draft Recovery Plan

The Top 10 Reptiles Most Reliant on Zoo Breeding Programs for Survival

Check Out This Albino Wood Frog From Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge

Tree Thinning at Lake Tahoe On Hold Due to Potential Negative Effects to Sierra Nevada Yellow-legged Frog

Mass Die Off of Wood Frog Tadpoles Concerns Scientist

Biologists Release California Red-Legged Frog Tadpoles Into Santa Monica Mountains

About 850 tadpoles were released into two streams in the Santa Monica Mountains.

How Do Alaskan Wood Frogs Freeze and Thaw?

Alaskan wood frogs can freeze and thaw due to sugar buildup in their bodies.

Herping the Green Frog

The changing color and patterns of the same species of frog is interesting.

Student in Japan Films Japanese Giant Salamander Near Drainage Canal

The giant salamander is listed as near threatened by the IUCN.

Frogs Can Resist Chytrid Fungus

Study says frogs that survive exposure to chytrid build resistance to the fungus.

Frogs Jump Differently Based on Their Environment

Not all frogs can jump as far as the "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County."

It is Official! The California Red-Legged Frog Is That State's Amphibian!

The California red-legged frog is now the official state amphibian of California.

Dyeing Dart Frog Color Patterns Differ From Frog to Frog

The varying color patterns of dyeing dart frogs affect how potential predators see the frogs.

Unofficial State Amphibian of New York May Become Official!

The wood frog is one step closer to becoming the official state amphibian of New York.

14 New Frog Species Discovered in India's Western Ghats Mountain Range

They are named dancing frogs due to the male's leg kicking during breeding season.

Treefrog in Fish's Mouth Photo Generates 5 Million Views on REPTILES Facebook Page

Australian angler Angus James was about to release the jungle perch when he noticed a live green treefrog in its mouth.

Mountain and Sierra Yellow Legged Frogs Added to Endangered Species List

The amphibians have been devastated by pollution, pesticides and the chytrid fungus.

Toad Hitches Ride on Goldfish in English Woman's Backyard Pond

Toad hops on the back of a goldfish and goes for a ride around an English pond.

Two Coqui Frogs Captured on Oahu in Hawaii

The Coqui frog has become established on the Big Island of Hawaii.

New Salamander Species Discovered in Arkansas

Streambed salamander discovered in Arkansas' Lake Catherine State Park

California Red-Legged Frog as State Amphibian?

The California red-legged frog may become the official amphibian of California.

Spike-Skinned Tree Frog Discovered in Vietnam

Gracixalus lumarius, a new frog species hails from the Vietnamese highlands.

Herping the Rare Western Chorus Frog

A longtime herper hunts for the once common western chorus frog.

Appalachian Salamanders Shrinking Due to Climate Change

Study noticed an 8 percent decline in salamander size from 1980 to 2012.

Once Thought Extinct Andean Toad Rediscovered

A single Tandayapa Andean toad was first discovered in 1970 and rediscovered in 2012.

The Plight of The Mountain Chicken Frog

Once the national dish of Dominica, the mountain chicken frog is critically endangered.

Rare Albino Ensatina Salamander Spotted in Vancouver, BC's Stanley Park

Stanley Park Ecology Society members spot rare albino Ensatina Salamander.

Chiricahua Leopard Frog Egg Masses Discovered at Eastern Arizona College Campus

Ten Chiricahua leopard frog egg masses were found at the Eastern Arizona College Discovery Park Ranarium.

New Marsupial Frog Species Discovered in Peruvian Andes

The new marsupial frog, Gastrotheca dysprosita hails from the Cerro Barro Negro mountain in Peru.

Marin County, Calif. Water District Looking for Foothill Yellow-Legged Frog Docents

Frog docents will warn hikers not to trample frog breeding grounds in Marin County, Calif.

New York Proposes Recovery Plan for Northern Cricket Frog

There are just three populations of the northern cricket frog in New York.

Poison Frogs Deposit Their Brood In Dangerous Waters

Male dyeing poison frogs deposit their tadpoles in waters with cannibalistic conspecifics.

Protections Sought for Yuman Desert Fringe-toed Lizard and 6 Other Herps

Center for Biological Diversity is suing USFWS to get protections for these southwestern U.S. herps.

Biologists to Reintroduce California Red-legged Frog to SoCal Mountains

California red-legged frogs haven't been seen in Santa Monica Mountains in more than 40 years.

Six Frog Species Discovered in Suriname Rainforest

The frogs and a host of flora and fauna were discovered during a three week Conservation International Expedition.

Cane Toads are Opportunistic Eaters

Peruvian park ranger photographs Bufo marinus' attempt to eat a bat.

Center for Biological Diversity and USFWS Reach Agreements on Boreal Toad and Eastern Hellbender Salamander Status

Agreement should speed federal protections for both species.

California's Super Hybrid Salamander Dilemma

The native California tiger salamander is being pushed out by a hybrid salamander.

Chytrid Fungus Now in Kansas

Wichita State University students find evidence of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in three locations in the state.

Young Giant Amphibian of the Triassic Period Was a Burrower

Metoposaurus diagnosticus burrowed during conditions when water was scarce.

Gardiner's Frog Hears With Mouth Cavity

Sooglossus gardineri lacks middle earm uses mouth cavity to hear sounds.
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