sunrise hike to cattail pond I observed 4 leopard frogs.
I am not sure I know the difference between Southern Leopard Frog, Coastal Plains leopard frog, or Northern leopard frog.. I tried to just input Leopard Frog but it defaults to Southern Leopard Frog.
the first two I noticed were about 8" apart. the other two were closer to the pond and were about 18" apart.
Each frog was about 3" long
they were not calling. just sitting there on the shore as the sun rose
AOR on Ranger Creek Road. Imaged only. GTS 2097.
DOR adult on Ranger Creek Road. Imaged only. GTS 2096.
One of several observed at stock tank. This is only one that let me take his picture.
Found this little guy swimming in the Bras d'Or Lake.
Lithobates is a taxonomic name for a group of "true frogs", of the family Ranidae. This group of frogs has been defined as a separate genus. The name was defined by Hillis et al. for a subgenus of four Central and South American frogs within the genus Rana: