The bright coloration of the dyeing dart frog (Dendrobates tinctorius) also acts as camouflage.
The Chinese giant salamander is five species level lineages and not just a single species, a new study says.
The recovery plan for the endangered species was launched in 2014 and seems to be on track.
Microhyla kodial is the 10th Microhyla species from India.
Herpetologist Jill Fleming is unsure what happened to the face of this toad she happened upon back in 2016. She Tweeted the photo February 28 asking for opinions. What do you think?
Can you distinguish the call of a spring peeper? If so, the Connecticut chapters of FrogWatch USA needs you to help them count.
Researchers have found that dead cane toads placed on top of sea turtle nests deter monitor lizards from pilfering the eggs.
Noted Indian herpetologist Dr. SD Biju says that 80 percent of amphibian species in India are threatened with extinction.
The cane toad, native to Central America, is invasive in Australia and Hawaii.
The dusky gopher frog was previously found in just a single pond in Mississippi.
The devil's treefrog and Kubrick's treefrog were thought to be a single species, the Sarayacu treefrog.
Also known as the Alabama mudpuppy, Necturus alabamnesis is in danger of extinction throughout its entire range.
Nyctibatrachus mewasinghi, or Mewa Singh’s night frog, is a light brown in coloration and its belly is off white.
There are an estimated 3,000 Arroyo toad's of breeding age left in the wild.
The frogs have been named C. migueli, C. veracruz and C. altomontana. They are small, brown, fossorial frogs that spend most of their lives underground.
Odorrana arunachalensis can be seen during the wet season and is adapted for a life in fast moving waters.
Breeding efforts around the nation have helped the Wyoming toad to make a comeback in the wild.
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.
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.
The frogs were released back into the Kizilirmak river, where they were poached.
As far as we know, North American amphibian populations have not yet been exposed to this pathogen in the wild.
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.
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.
The golden poison dart frog’s batrachotoxin could provide insight into future medicines.
The frogs were discovered living high in the mountain forests of the Peruvian Andes.
Nasikabatrachus bhupathi was named after noted Indian herpetologist S. Bhupathy.
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 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.
The mountain yellow-legged frog has seen its population numbers crash due to the chytrid fungus.
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.
A White's treefrog that was run over last month by a lawnmower is slated to be released back into the wild.
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.
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.
The frog was discovered in the Biligiri Rangaswamy Temple Tiger Reserve.
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.
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
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.
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.
Animals that use other defenses such as mimicry, camouflage and warning coloration tend to evolve more efficiently.
The Atlantic Coast leopard frog is quite different from the Southern leopard frog.
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 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
The frog is commonly called a cricket frog or Fejervarya frog.
The parasitic disease is a single-celled microbe related to oyster parasites.
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.