Amphibian owners are urged to prevent Bsal fungus from infecting wild populations.
Hyloscirtus hillisi is a dark mottled brown in coloration with tiny yellow spots found on its front and hind legs.
Paul Mock was out lowering his dam's spillway when he happened upon the most unusual sight.
The 10cm-long amphibian is named Dermophis donaldtrumpi.
The frog is in danger of becoming extinct because the area in which it lives faces the highest rate of deforestation in the country.
Siren reticulata is two feet in length and has external gills and no hind legs.
Sehuencas water frogs are fully aquatic frogs that at one point were found in abundance in ponds, rivers and streams of montane cloud forests in Bolivia, Ecuador, and Peru.
The Sierra Nevada yellow-legged frog was declared an endangered species in 2014.
Frogs and toads trapped in drains in England are helped out by frog ladders placed in the drains.
The laying and fertilizing of Japanese giant salamander eggs in Hawaii is a first outside of Japan.
When exposed to picaridin in environmentally relevant concentrations, larval salamanders had a high mortality rate.
The newly discovered Vietnamese frogs live in a cold climate more than 3,000 meters above sea level.
It is estimated that less than 1,000 Baw Baw frogs remain in the wild.
Wood frogs that were exposed to neonicotinoids moved less than those that hadn't been exposed.
Berger wrote a doctoral thesis on chytrid fungus more than 20 years ago that has since been cited more than 1,800 times by scientists.
Frogs in Panama adapting and surviving chytrid fungus infection.
The region in which the event will take place is home to 30 salamander species.
It is all in the stem cells, (or lack thereof) for tail regeneration in amphibians and lizards.
The pathogen Perkinsea enters the frog through the skin or mouth and then attacks the liver.
Poyntonophrynus pachnodes is small, at just 31 mm in length and is a brownish copper in coloration.
The Japanese giant salamander is listed as near-threatened by the IUCN due to pollution and habitat loss.
Sylvia's treefrog is unique from the splendid treefrog, once thought to be a single species.
The Shasta salamander needs federal protections, according to the Center for Biological Diversity.
The toads were taken from a conservation area. The thieves, if captured will be charged with violating Park Rule R-109, vandalism.
One estimate put the number of mountain yellow-legged frogs in the wild at less than 100.
Salamanders from the southern Appalachian Mountains are adapting to climate change.
After five weeks of rehab, Lucky was released back into the wild in good health.
Prof. Bishop has dedicated 30 years of his professional career advocating for frogs and other amphibians around the world.
The coqui frog, invasive and reviled in Hawaii, is loved in its native Puerto Rico.
Researchers have thankfully not found any evidence of the chytrid fungus that kills amphibians.
Wild populations of the southern mountain yellow-legged frogs have been bolstered with the release of 500 captive-bred tadpoles.
Hybrid version of fungus is even more deadly.
White's treefrogs are native to Australia, and oftentimes eat snakes, but the tables were turned in this incident.
It is estimated that there are only 100 Lake Pátzcuaro salamanders left in the wild.
Scientists in Australia hope that sausages made of cane toad meat and laced with a noxious chemical will help save northern Quoll populations.
The Detroit Zoo’s National Amphibian Conservation Center has kept 15 of the tadpoles for future breeding efforts.
Electrorana limoae is one of four known fossils to exist that scientists say is direct evidence that the amphibians lived in wet tropical forests.
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.
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.