Wood frog (Lithobates sylvaticus)

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Wood frog on mossy log
IUCN Red List species status – Least Concern LEAST
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  • The wood frog’s range extends the furthest north of any North American amphibian

  • Wood frogs procude thier own internal antifreeze which allows them to survive being partially frozen

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Wood frog description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAmphibia
OrderAnura
FamilyRanidae
GenusLithobates (1)

Information on the wood frog (Lithobates sylvaticus) is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly. 

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Wood frog status

The wood frog is classified as Least Concern (LC) on the IUCN Red List (1)

IUCN Red List species status – Least Concern

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (July, 2012)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
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Wood frog on mossy log  
Wood frog on mossy log

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