Rana aurora- Red-legged Frog
Adult on streambank
A few adults, but outnumbered by juvenile bullfrogs
adult along stream bank
One frog in small, mostly evaporated pool of water
The Northern Red-legged Frog (Rana aurora) is a species of amphibian, whose range is the coastal region stretching from southwest British Columbia to 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 its breeding ponds or...