Northern Leopard Frog

The Northern Leopard Frog is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The Northern Leopard Frog (Rana pipiens) is a species of Leopard frog from the true frog family native to parts of Canada and United States. It is the State Amphibian of Minnesota and Vermont. More

The northern leopard frog is perhaps most recognizable as the formaldehyde-soaked specimen in the high school lab tray. More

Two videos of a Northern Leopard Frog calling on a sunny April afternoon in Grant County, Washington. Red-winged blackbirds and yellow-headed blackbirds and other birds are heard in the background. More

Canada, the decline of northern leopard frogs has been well documented. The numbers of Rana pipiens started to decline in the 1960s, but the breeding populations remained healthy until the late 1970s. More

The northern leopard frog is known to scientists as Rana pipiens. This spotted frog should be one of the most commonly found amphibians in Pennsylvania. Historically, it was. More

the Northern Leopard Frog in Alberta and about frogs in general elsewhere on our planet. I've learned that not all amphibians are declining (salamanders, for example, do not appear to be in trouble), and that a single, planet-wide phenomenon seems unlikely. More

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Northern Leopard Frogs are brown to green frogs with three rows of irregularly arranged black spots located on the dorsal surface. These spots are most usually outlined in a whitish, cream colored border. Green and Pauley (1987) suggest that Northern Leopard Frogs may attain a snout-vent-length of 2.0 to 4. More

northern Leopard Frog is native to Minnesota and is found all over the state. Frogs are amphibians, meaning they can live in water and on land. More

Present range of the Northern Leopard Frog in British Columbia Northern Leopard Frog (Rana pipiens) Common name: Northern Leopard Frog Scientific name: Rana pipiens Code: RAPI Status (BC): R Status (COSEWIC): E in BC More

The northern leopard frog is a smooth-skinned green, brown, or sometimes yellow-green frog covered with large, oval dark spots, each of which is surrounded by a lighter halo. Adult body lengths range from 2 to 4.5 inches. More

Northern Leopard Frogs have a white ventral coloration. Additional distinguishing characteristics are the prominent dorsolateral ridges found running from behind the eye to the groin and the readily visible tympanum. More

The northern leopard frog is found across Canada from Prince Edward Island to southern British Columbia and it is also widely distributed in the United States. More

Northern Leopard Frogs call mostly at night and sometimes during the day. The following recordings were made at different times at the same location in Grant County, Washington (shown below. More

Distribution of the Northern Leopard Frog in Ohio. An adult Northern Leopard Frog. Hear the frog's call! Species Description: Adult Northern Leopard Frogs attain a snout-vent length of 5 to 9 cm (2 to 3 1/2 inches). More

College to target further studies of the Northern Leopard Frog in Vermont. During a 1997 survey of over 2,500 frogs, about 8% displayed some abnormalities not caused by viruses, bacteria or parasites. The abnormalities were mostly missing or stunted hind legs and toes. More

Northern leopard frogs have slim green, gray or brown bodies, peppered with leopard-like round, dark spots which are outlined with pale yellow and white. They are medium-sized for frogs, about two to five inches long. More

Overview The Northern Leopard Frog (Rana pipiens) is a species of Leopard frogLeopard frogLeopard frogs, also called meadow frogs or cow frogs, are the archetypal "grass frogs" of North America, a collection of about 14 species within the true frog genus Rana. More

The northern leopard frog is one of the most widely distributed amphibians in North America. Recently, however, declines in the populations of this species have been reported from throughout North America, including the Pacific Northwest. More

Northern Leopard FrogDescription 2-3” (5.1-9cm). Dark spots on back with white margins. Spots mostly larger than eye. Dark spot on snout, no spot on external eardrum. Green, tan, or brown with a white belly. Dorsolateral ridge extends to groin. More

The Northern Leopard Frog is sometimes called the meadow frog because it is often found in clearings far from water. This species is primarily nocturnal (active at night). When pursued on land, it flees with zigzag leaps until it reaches the security of water. More

The Northern Leopard frog is slim frog. It has brownish-greenish skin but mostly brown. It has spots on its back and legs. The belly is all white. Leopard frogs spots are not in a certain pattern. They are in all different places. More

Order : Anura
Family : Ranidae
Genus : Lithobates
Species : pipiens
Authority : (Schreber, 1782)