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  • Scientific Names
    • Rana aurora
    • Rana agilis aurora
    • Rana aurora aurora
  • Spanish
    • Rana pata roja
  • English
    • Northern Red-legged Frog
  • French
    • grenouille à pattes rouges

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Northern Red-legged Frog Rana aurora

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vncdatatech01

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July 12, 2014

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Northern Red-legged Frog Rana aurora

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dpom

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February 1, 2016 11:47 AM PST

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Northern Red-legged Frog Rana aurora

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caraleigh

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September 26, 2015

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Northern Red-legged Frog Rana aurora

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gshugart

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January 30, 2016 10:15 AM PST

Description

Extremely red groin area, sides and leg & close up showing partial webbing of hind foot, on north fog line; 80 mm SVL - a large female (eggs)

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Northern Red-legged Frog Rana aurora

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laurus_nobilis

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May 28, 2015

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In the pond at the market, rather large tadpole leading us to believe it is the Red-legged and not the Tree or Chorus Frog.

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Northern Red-legged Frog Rana aurora

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gshugart

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January 27, 2016 11:19 AM PST

Description

Smashed, parts examined in lab and intact skin diagnostic for red-legged- red on side extending into groin region; head to top of picture, patterning and color also diagnostic for red-legged excluding bullfrog or treefrogs, the only other possibilities. There was one more frog but not id'd, adjacent to ephemeral holding/settling ponds at transfer/recycling station. Pond dries up by mid summer. Confirmed second frog was also red-legged

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Northern Red-legged Frog Rana aurora

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nanorca13

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August 25, 2014 10:22 AM PDT

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Northern Red-legged Frog Rana aurora

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vncdatatech01

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June 2, 2012

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Northern Red-legged Frog Rana aurora

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laurus_nobilis

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March 13, 2015

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Northern Red-legged Frog Rana aurora

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laurus_nobilis

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March 27, 2015

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Northern Red-legged Frog Rana aurora

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mikepatterson

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June 18, 2010

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Northern Red-legged Frog Rana aurora

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laurus_nobilis

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May 4, 2015

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Description from Wikipedia

The northern red-legged frog (Rana aurora) is a species of amphibian, whose range is the coastal region stretching from southwest British Columbia to southern Mendocino County in Northern California, and is protected in British Columbia, Oregon and California. As a member of the genus Rana, this species is considered a true frog, with characteristic smooth skin and a narrow waist. This frog requires still waters for breeding, and is rarely found at any great distance from...

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Conservation Summary

Source: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.2. . Downloaded on 10 November 2011.
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