Tarahumara Frog

The Tarahumara Frog is classified as Vulnerable (VU), considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild.

All known populations of the Tarahumara frog have been extirpated from Arizona . More

The Tarahumara frog (Rana tarahumarae), is a medium-sized (adults range from 64 to 114 mm in snout-vent length), drab green-brown frog with small brown to black spots on the body and dark crossbars on the legs. The hind feet are extensively webbed. More

tarahumara frog - Mexican frog found within a jump or two of waterRana tarahumaraegenus Rana, Rana - type genus of the Ranidaeranid, true frog - insectivorous usually semiaquatic web-footed amphibian with smooth moist skin and long hind legs How More

The Tarahumara frog is most easily confused with the American bullfrog, which grows to a much larger size, has a conspicuous tympanum, smoother skin, and a chin that is white with gray mottling. More

The Tarahumara frog: return of a native = Endangered Species Bulletin, March-June, 2002 by Jim Rorabaugh, Jeff Humphrey - * 1 * 2 More

Tarahumara frog reintroduced in U.S. after more than 20 years Watchable Wildlife News June 28, 2004 SANTA RITA MOUNTAINS, Ariz. More

The Tarahumara Frog (Rana tarahumarae) is a rare and local frog of the Sonoran Desert of Mexico. It formerlly occurred in extreme southern Arizona, but populations in the U.S. are apparently extirpated. Reintroductions have occurred in recent years, however. More

The range of Tarahumara frogs is centered in the northern Sierra Madre Occidental of Mexico (McCranie and Wilson, 1987); however, the eastern and southern distributional limits are not clear. Tarahumara frogs may not occur south of the Sierra Surutato in Sinaloa. More

The Tarahumara frog disappeared from Arizona in the early 1980s. Read on to find out how scientists plan to reintroduce this vanished frog into the wild More

The Tarahumara frog: return of a native.(Arizona): An article from: Endangered Species Update Publisher: learn how customers can search inside this book. The Tarahumara frog: return of a native. More

- Tarahumara frogs are hopping free in the United States for the first time in more than two decades. Biologists released more than 400 of the frogs and tadpoles in the Santa Rita Mountains about 50 miles south of Tucson, Arizona, on Saturday. More

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The Tarahumara frog: return of a native.(Brief Article) (Endangered Species Bulletin) La Tarahumara, hoy: vivir en el narco.(TT: Tarahumara today; living off drug trafficking.) (Proceso) Los caciques y el TLC acaban con la Tarahumara. More

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Tarahumara frogs began to die off in 1974. The last known native specimen in the U.S. was found dead in the Santa Rita Mountains in 1983. More

Tarahumara frog (Rana tarahumarae), east of Alamos, Sonora, Mexico Photograph by Brad Moon & CalPhotos World Wildlife Fund and National Geographic would like to thank all of the the individuals, organizations, companies, and government agencies who have contributed photos to this site. More

Populations of the Tarahumara frog Rana tarahumarae have decreased markedly in recent years in the northern part of their range. Infection by the chytrid fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis has been implicated in these declines. More

Order : Anura
Family : Ranidae
Genus : Lithobates
Species : tarahumarae
Authority : (Boulenger, 1917)