Check Out This Albino Wood Frog From Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge

August 25, 2014

Wood frogs are always cool to see while herping out in the field. But have you seen an albino wood frog? This little guy was found at the Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge in Rochert, Minn. The refuge is 43,000 acres and features more than 20 lakes, three rivers, and hundreds of little marshes and woodland ponds, perfect habitat for the wood frog.

Read More

How Do Alaskan Wood Frogs Freeze and Thaw?

Mass Die Off of Wood Frog Tadpoles Concerns Scientist

albino wood frog


An albino wood frog found at the Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge in Rochert, Minn.

The wood frog (Lithobates sylvaticus) can be found throughout much of North America and is known mainly for its capability to freeze and thaw and carry on with its life. It averages about 2 and 2.5 inches in length and eats a range of insects and the tadpoles are known to be cannibalistic. 


John B. Virata keeps a ball python, two corn snakes, a king snake, and two leopard geckos. His first snake, a California kingsnake, was purchased at the Pet Place in Westminster, CA for $5. Follow him on Twitter @johnvirata 




Related Articles

Former Wild Recon Host Donald Schultz Accused Of Illegally Selling Endangered Lizards

Ex Animal Planet host charged with selling Iranian desert monitors to undercover USFWS agents

California's Super Hybrid Salamander Dilemma

The native California tiger salamander is being pushed out by a hybrid salamander.

Zoo Atlanta's Komodo Dragon, Slasher Dies At 20

Reptile was euthanized due to age-related complications.

Add your comment:
Edit Module