On Titlow Hill Road. 5/1/10
About 10 individuals seen today .
With a tasty damselfly in its mouth!
I've seen them upstream here at Yosemite Falls. This stream behind the Visitor's Center was alive with life. A spectacular site.
This frog has a white belly with yellow legs and has an olive green body with darker spots. We read that it is rare to find it south of the highway 80. We found it in the North Fork of the American River just south of highway 80.
The foothill yellow-legged frog (Rana boylii) is a small-sized 3.72–8.2 cm (1.46–3.2 in) frog from the Rana genus in the Ranidae family. This species can be found from northern Oregon, down California’s west coast, and into Baja California, Mexico. Both the Columbia spotted frog and the Cascades frog, also part of the Rana genus, live in the northern regions of this frog's territory. They prefer to live in streams and rivers, and lay their eggs in masses attached...