What is not known is if the frogs evolved to eat larger prey or if they had the armored heads all along.
Walkerana muduga, was collected in 2016 by a team led by Dr. S. P. Vijayakumar of the Indian Institute of Science.
The reticulated flatwoods salamander is listed as vulnerable by the IUCN.
It is not known why some amphibians glow brightly when exposed to UV light.
Proteus anguinus does not move very far during its lifetime, which can reach 100 years.
Thirty to 40 percent of the frogs in the program survived the fires.
The green treefrog, despite being bitten by the coastal taipan snake, is apparently healthy and will be released February 7.
Liurana vallecula, has a snout-to-vent length of 20.4 mm, a reddish brown body coloration with dark brown streaks and a marbled pattern on the top of its head.
The Dorrance Family Foundation’s Animals of the Sierra Nevada Grant Program will help in the recovery of these amphibians.
The Peaks of Otter salamander lives in just a 12 mile area of Virginia.
The foothill yellow-legged frog was once widespread throughout much of Northern and Central California and down to Southern California.
The Puerto Rican crested toad is listed as critically endangered by the IUCN.
J.W. Mitchell High School in Florida posted on Twitter, a classroom of students dissecting a synthetic frog.
The hellbender salamander does well in Pennsylvania due to the state's clean water, rocky stream bottoms and abundance of crayfish.
The little frog has to deal with a double-edged sword just to find a mate.
The tiny frog is the smallest amphibian in the Hong Kong Territories.
The study found that the RCV-Z2 ranaviruses can quickly infect amphibian populations
"We need as many frog calls recorded this year as possible in order to build our database and compare year-on-year information."
Australian water rats have learned how to kill and eat invasive cane toads without getting poisoned.
The amphibian is known to live in 11 locations that are also home to the venomous snake, and the coloration and patterns they share are uncanny.
Lab studies have shown the fungus cannot survive in temperatures above 29 degrees celsius, but researchers found the fungus surviving in frogs living in temperatures that surpass that threshold.
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has recommended endangered species act protections for five populations of yellow-legged frogs.
Glass frog populations have been decimated in the wild by the wildlife trade, scientists say.
The South China giant salamander (Andrias sligoi) a new and much larger species of salamander.
The man released the amphibians after he found them.
The critically endangered frogs were in a stream that was drying up.
The Cope's gray treefrog is a species of least concern.
Back in 2014, biologists Mark Mendelsohn and Katy Delaney released more than 850 tadpoles into the Santa Monica Mountains.
The Chinese giant salamander is a critically endangered species but is farmed in China for food.
The toad is a critically endangered species native to Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.
Frog eggs and tadpoles were found in elephant tracks in Myanmar.
Both salamanders were given ESA protections in 2014 but the federal government failed to follow through.
The Neuse River waterdog (Necturus lewisi) is a permanently aquatic salamander.
Tadpoles can regenerate their tails after loss via cells in their skin.
The Guajira giant glass frog is native to a remote mountain in Colombia.
"We found that more than 1,000 data-deficient amphibians are threatened with extinction, and nearly 500 are Endangered or Critically Endangered.
Captive breeding efforts enabled 500 California red-legged frogs to be released back into Yosemite Valley.
The Siskiyou Mountains salamander lives in the Klamath-Siskiyou region of southern Oregon and northern California.
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?