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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

Severe Perkinsea Infection (SPI), is caused by a single celled parasitic organism that kills tadpoles.

Dixie Valley Toad Needs Emergency Endangered Species Protections, Nonprofit Says

The Dixie Valley Toad was discovered in the summer of 2017.

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 a tunnel constructed by Caltrans.

Snow-Dwelling Frog Faces Extinction As Researchers Try To Save Species

The Baw Baw frog was once abundant in Australia’s Baw Baw Plateau.

Poison Dart Frogs Are Protected From Their Own Poison

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

Three Pristimantis Frog Species Discovered in the Peruvian Andes

The frogs were discovered living high in the mountain forests of the Peruvian Andes.

New Frog Species With Pig-Like Snout Discovered in India

Nasikabatrachus bhupathi was named after noted Indian herpetologist S. Bhupathy.

Frog Thought to be Extinct Rediscovered in Ecuador by School Boy

The Jambato harlequin frogs was last seen in the wild 30 years ago.

New Rainfrog Species Discovered in Ecuador

The Ecuadorian rainfrog is striking in coloration.

Frog With Skin That Looks Like A Rock Discovered in Vietnam

The stone leaf-litter frog was discovered amongst the limestone cliffs of northern Vietnam.

Researchers Create Synthetic Version of Golden Poison Dart Frog Poison

The golden poison dart frog has enough poison on its skin to kill 10 people.

Tiny Frog Species Discovered in Newcastle, Australia

The Mahony's toadlet is a true frog and not a toad.

!0,000 Titicaca Water Frogs Die in Peru And Nobody Knows Why

The large water frog is also known as the scrotum frog due to its large folds of skin.

Rabbs' Fringe-limbed Treefrog Declared Extinct

Toughie, collected during a chytrid pandemic in Panama, was more than 12 years old.

Researchers Infect Mountain Yellow-Legged Frogs With Chytrid Fungus In Order to Save Them

USFWS Sets Aside Land for Sierra Nevada Yellow-legged Frog and Two Other Amphibians

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.

Toads Avoid The Toad Tunnel And Cross Road In Canada Instead

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.

New Frog Species With Red Legs From Central Peru Discovered

The frog, dubbed Sleeping Beauty, is less than an inch in length.

White’s Treefrog Run Over By Lawnmower In Australia Slated to be Returned to Wild

A White's treefrog that was run over last month by a lawnmower is slated to be released back into the wild.

Researchers in India Discover 7th Mating Position for Frogs

There is no physical contact during what researchers call the "dorsal straddle."

Owners Response to Govt. Request to Access Property to Count Yellow-Legged Frogs is Priceless

New Pristimantis Frog Species Discovered in Peru

A new frog species has been discovered near the border of Peru’s Manu National Park.

Australian Green Treefrog Run Over By Lawn Mower Survives, Is Flown 2 Hours for Treatment

The frog was flown from Mount Isa, Queensland to Cairns free of charge.

Brazilian Treefrog Named After Mythical Beast of Amazon Described

Dendropsophus mapinguari was discovered in 2009 but has just been described.

Conservationists Hope to Unite Last Two Remaining Mountain Chicken Frogs in the Wild on Montserrat Island

Mississippi Veterinarian Performs Spinal Fusion Surgery on Bullfrog

The frog was hit by a vehicle which injured its back.

USFWS Releases Draft Recovery Plan for Tiger Salamander

The recovery plan for the California tiger salamander was 10 years in the making.

Colombia Kicks Out a New Species of Frog and it is Golden

Colombia Has Kicked Out a New Species of Andean Frog That Looks Like Jack Nicholson

New Bush Frog Discovered in Western Ghats Region of India

The frog was discovered in the Biligiri Rangaswamy Temple Tiger Reserve.

Live in Fort Wayne, Indiana? Want to Count Frogs and Toads?

The Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo is offering free training to help count frogs.

New Frog Species Discovered in Peru

Pristimantis IIAP is just one of many new species that will be detailed in future issues of the Annals of Carnegie Museum.

Two New Treefrog Species Discovered on Taiwan

The actual amphibian species diversity on the island of Taiwan is likely higher than currently thought.

Scientists Race to Save Quito Rocket Frog From Volcano

The Quito rocket frog is found in just one location in Ecuador.

Indian Treefrog Rediscovered, Placed in Brand New Genus

Franky’s treefrog was rediscovered by accident by renowned biologist Sathyabhama Das Biju

Two Forest Floor Dwelling Frog Species Discovered in Madagascar

The two frogs were first spotted in 2010 but were not described until December 2015.

Interim Ban Placed on Importation and Interstate Transport of 201 Salamander Species

Freedom Frog Released From Pennsylvania Prison

Prisoner finds a frog in the prison yard and releases him when he got out.

Six New African Clawed Frog Species Discovered

DNA, voice recordings, CT scanning of internal anatomy, and chromosome analysis determined the species were new to science.

Nearly 5ft Long Chinese Giant Salamander Discovered in Chinese Cave

Now Chinese scientists have pulled it from the cave for “further study”

New Treefrog Species Discovered in the Brazilian Atlantic Forest

Dendropsophus bromeliaceus is found in bromeliad plants filled with rainwater.

Red Strawberry Poison Dart Frogs More Aggressive than Green Counterparts

It is suggested that coloration plays a role in aggressiveness of strawberry poison frogs.

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

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