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Northern Leopard Frogs

Lithobates pipiens

Description:

A cannibal frog eats its own. Green or brown with dark, rounded, light-edged random spots & has prominent dorsolateral folds & a white belly that occasionally has a yellowish tinge.

Habitat:

Shoreline of a harbour of a large lake.

Notes:

Prince Edward Point National Wildlife Area, Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada.

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2 Comments

Greg Shchepanek
Greg Shchepanek a year ago

Hello Tukup, thank you very much for the link, it is very interesting and informative & I will include it in the reference.

Tukup
Tukup a year ago

Hi Greg. Your post prompted me to dig into how this particular frog survives the winter up there. I found the following link. Feel free to put it in the references box if you'd like: https://www.scientificamerican.com/artic... Amazing. Nice looking frog. Thanks for sharing Greg.

Greg Shchepanek
Spotted by
Greg Shchepanek

Ontario, Canada

Spotted on Oct 11, 2019
Submitted on Oct 15, 2019

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