Found in a small open field, under a tree. About 1 1/2 to 2 inches long.
Small one in yard.
Frog was moving through tall vegetation on the lake shore.
2 very small (1/2") ones in the grass by a school.
The wood frog (Lithobates sylvaticus) has a broad distribution over North America, extending from the southern Appalachians to the boreal forest with several notable disjunct populations including lowland eastern North Carolina. The wood frog has garnered attention by biologists over the last century because of its freeze tolerance, relatively great degree of terrestrialism (for a Ranid), interesting habitat associations (peat bogs, vernal pools, uplands), and relatively long-range movements. The ecology and conservation of the wood frog...