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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.

Natural History of the Spotted Salamander

Although not as popular in the pet trade as its larger cousin, the tiger salamander (A. tigrinum), the spotted salamander is an equally impressive animal

Japanese Giant Salamander to Headline New Honolulu Zoo Reptile and Amphibian Exhibit

Four Japanese giant salamanders from a sister zoo in Japan are now at the Honolulu Zoo.

Amphibians Can See Infrared Light

The enzyme Cyp27c1 helps amphibians see above and below the water

Two Amphibian Species That Lived 278 Million Years Ago Discovered in Brazil

Timonya annae was a small amphibian but it had fangs and gills

Frog Loving French Town Constructs Frog Tunnels to Prevent Roadkill

Natural History and Captive Care of the Fowler's Toad

Maryland Zoo Receives Edward H. Bean Award for Panamanian Golden Frog Work

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.

Critically Endangered Puerto Rican Crested Toad Hatchlings Slated for October 22 Release

The toads were thought to have gone extinct in the 1920s.

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

One Direction Turns Itself into the Frog Band Pond Direction

One Direction contributes a page in the charity book The Curious Tale Of Fi-Rex

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.

Horned Frogs Have Tongues That are Strong Like Adhesive Tape

The horned frog's super sticky tongue helps it to subdue large prey items.

Chinese Hold a Food Festival with an Endangered Species as the Main Course

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

Female Green Frogs Outnumber Males in Suburban Connecticut Ponds

Estrogenic wastes are altering the sexuality of green frogs

Snoop Dogg the Next Jeff Corwin? Maybe Not

Snoop hosting an animal show like a boss.

New Robber Frog Discovered in Bolivia’s Madidi National Park

18 month expedition that began in June has yielded two more potential new herp species

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.

Fire Destroys Building at Armstrong Cricket Farm

The 1950s era building was destroyed by fire.

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

Frogs of Australia app For iOS Now Available

Kermit the Frog Sings Rainbow Connection With Ed Sheeran for Red Nose Day

Dusky Gopher Frog Gets 170 Acres in Agreement with Mississippi Developer

5 Tips to Make Everyday Earth Day For Herps

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

Massive Salamander Fossil the Size of a Car Discovered in Portugal

Frog Discovered in Ecuador Shape Shifts Like Star Trek's Changeling Odo

Certain Panamanian Golden Frogs Survive Exposure to Chytrid

Andinobates geminisae Dart Frog Successfully Bred in Captivity

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

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

Some Hawaiians Becoming Tolerant of Invasive Coqui Frogs

Herp Queries: What is the Best Pet Frog?

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

New Species of Treefrog Named after Ozzy Osbourne

Indian Frog Lays Eggs Inside Bamboo

Thieves Steal Beloved Chasing Frogs Statue from City of San Dimas, Calif.

Umbrella Frogs Photo Wins Nature Photography Competition

Texas Firefighter Rescues Pet Frog From Burned House

Video: 51 Captive-Bred Mountain Chicken Frogs Released on Montserrat Island

Animals Eat the Strangest Things: Vet X-Ray Contest Winner is a Pet Frog

Four New Species of See-Through Glass Frogs Discovered in Peru

Check Out This Albino Wood Frog From Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge

Tree Thinning at Lake Tahoe On Hold Due to Potential Negative Effects to Sierra Nevada Yellow-legged Frog

Mass Die Off of Wood Frog Tadpoles Concerns Scientist

Biologists Release California Red-Legged Frog Tadpoles Into Santa Monica Mountains

About 850 tadpoles were released into two streams in the Santa Monica Mountains.

USFWS to Analyze Potential Impact of Pesticides on Amphibians

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will analyze certain pesticides on their impact on wildlife in the United States

How Do Alaskan Wood Frogs Freeze and Thaw?

Alaskan wood frogs can freeze and thaw due to sugar buildup in their bodies.

Student in Japan Films Japanese Giant Salamander Near Drainage Canal

The giant salamander is listed as near threatened by the IUCN.

Frogs Can Resist Chytrid Fungus

Study says frogs that survive exposure to chytrid build resistance to the fungus.

Frogs Jump Differently Based on Their Environment

Not all frogs can jump as far as the "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County."

It is Official! The California Red-Legged Frog Is That State's Amphibian!

The California red-legged frog is now the official state amphibian of California.

Dyeing Dart Frog Color Patterns Differ From Frog to Frog

The varying color patterns of dyeing dart frogs affect how potential predators see the frogs.

Huge American Bullfrog Caught in Canadian Pond

Man catches and releases American bullfrog back into his private pond.

49 Herps Discovered in Southeast Asia

Decades of strife prevented herpetological expeditions in the Mekong region until the late 1990s, the WWF says in their report, "Mysterious Mekong."

David Beckham is Afraid of Frogs

Footballer admits in interview with BBC's Michael Palin that he doesn't like frogs.

Illinois Man Finds Frog in Kale, Keeps it as Pet

This little treefrog was found in a bunch of kale.

14 New Frog Species Discovered in India's Western Ghats Mountain Range

They are named dancing frogs due to the male's leg kicking during breeding season.

Treefrog in Fish's Mouth Photo Generates 5 Million Views on REPTILES Facebook Page

Australian angler Angus James was about to release the jungle perch when he noticed a live green treefrog in its mouth.

Mountain and Sierra Yellow Legged Frogs Added to Endangered Species List

The amphibians have been devastated by pollution, pesticides and the chytrid fungus.

Frog Skin Mucus Can Be Tested for Chytrid Resistance

Scientists use midwife toad skin mucus to develop a defense against the chytrid fungus.

One Small Step for Man, One Giant Leap for Frogkind

NASA rocket launch sends frog flying into the air.

Two Coqui Frogs Captured on Oahu in Hawaii

The Coqui frog has become established on the Big Island of Hawaii.

New Salamander Species Discovered in Arkansas

Streambed salamander discovered in Arkansas' Lake Catherine State Park

Frogs Die Quickly When Exposed to Pesticides

Study shows frog Mortality rates ranging from 100 percent after just one hour to 40 percent over 7 days.

California Red-Legged Frog as State Amphibian?

The California red-legged frog may become the official amphibian of California.

Spike-Skinned Tree Frog Discovered in Vietnam

Gracixalus lumarius, a new frog species hails from the Vietnamese highlands.

Appalachian Salamanders Shrinking Due to Climate Change

Study noticed an 8 percent decline in salamander size from 1980 to 2012.

Hawaii Man Charged With Illegal Possession of Poison Dart Frogs

50-year-old Oahu resident charged with smuggling poison dart frogs.

Once Thought Extinct Andean Toad Rediscovered

A single Tandayapa Andean toad was first discovered in 1970 and rediscovered in 2012.

SAVE THE FROGS! Grand Opening Celebration Slated for March 29 in Berkeley, Calif.

Grand opening celebration will include a frogging expedition in Strawberry Canyon.

World Frog Day!

Celebrate this most interesting herp.
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