Researchers determined that based on DNA data, the fungus came out of Asia between 50 and 120 years ago.
Conservation biologist David Steen is always working, even when he is going to work.
The Lemur leaf frog's (Hylomantis lemur) Conservation Attention is listed as good.
A woman who experienced an influx of White's treefrogs in her bathroom area built a frog hotel to keep them in one place.
A UC Berkeley study has determined that the Shasta salamander is three distinct species.
Eye tissue removed from a African clawed frog tadpole was regenerated within 3 to 5 days.
As a volunteer of FrogWatch USA, you can help count and ID frog calls.
The frog makes its escape after the angler shakes the bass a bit over the side of the boat.
Designating the frog as the state amphibian would help the state pursue conservation efforts for the species and its habitat.
Siamophryne troglodytes is a new species placed in an entirely new genus.
Chytridiomycosis wiped out huge populations of Panamanian frogs in 2004.
The discovery of Hyloscirtus japreria makes it the 37th species of the Hyloscirtus genus.
Event marks the first time the foundation had breeding success with the species.
The Siskiyou Mountains salamander is threatened by federal plans to accelerate logging in its native range.
Researchers with Delhi University’s Sri Venkateswara College have discovered ornate narrow-mouthed frogs missing eyes, due to the effects of pollution.
The cane toad was introduced to Australia to combat agricultural pests but has decimated native populations of quolls.
The tadpoles of the Sumatran cascade frogs have sucker-like bellies that enable them to stick to rocks in fast flowing streams.
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?
The red salamander may become the official salamander of Virginia.
Help Michigan count frogs and toads this spring.
They are the result of new breeding techniques and their release is a new approach to locating wild reintroduction sites.
The Japanese giant salamander is listed as near threatened by the IUCN due to pollution and habitat loss.
The bombardier beetle has a novel defense when ingested, it lets loose a toxic chemical spray from its abdomen.
Can you distinguish the call of a spring peeper? If so, the Connecticut chapters of FrogWatch USA needs you to help them count.
Romeo, a Sehuencas water frog (Telmatobius yuracare) is looking for a mate.
Researchers have found that dead cane toads placed on top of sea turtle nests deter monitor lizards from pilfering the eggs.
Translocated Australian green and golden bell frogs bred in captivity and released into habitats where salt was added to the water resulted in a 70 percent increased survival rate.
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.
Variable harlequin frogs have been decimated by the chytrid fungus. These 500 released frogs will be observed to understand disease dynamics in relation to the release trials.
The USFWS was first served a petition to protect the amphibian in 2010 and failed to act on the petition.
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.
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.
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 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.
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's populations have dwindle in 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.
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 woman was almost done with her salad when she saw the frog move on her plate.
The 14-year-old was looking for a frog to enter in a frog jumping contest.
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.
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.
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 snake is doomed from both sides.
Dendropsophus mapinguari was discovered in 2009 but has just been described.
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.
It is hoped that assisted reproductive technology can help bolster wild populations of the Eastern Hellbender Salamander.
Franky’s treefrog was rediscovered by accident by renowned biologist Sathyabhama Das Biju
Xenopus laevis can regenerate functional joints after amputation.
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.
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 Baw Baw frog is critically endangered and is currently known in just a single locality in Australia.