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Wood Frog

Lithobates sylvaticus


It was a cold spring day in the beginning of breeding season for this wood frog. I thought the mud-colored frog was a rock! He was still, silent and half submerged in the water. His length was around 3”.


Spotted in a shallow pool of freshwater at Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge.

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mauna Kunzah
mauna Kunzah 2 weeks ago

Thank you, Tukup! I'd like to see more amphibians out here in the northeast.

Thornton9, you may have noticed that they are alike because they belong to the same Order!

And thanks, everyone else, for the comments; they made me smile.

thornton9 2 weeks ago

I've always wonderd why toads and frogs look so alike.

Tukup 2 weeks ago

Nice catch Mauna. They can be so hard to see when they sit motionless. Good job. Thanks.

cole10 2 weeks ago

Turtles are cool

cole22 2 weeks ago

When I was in preschool i made one pee on my friend

cole19 2 weeks ago

One of these peed on me once LOL. It's pretty though.

swain13 2 weeks ago

What is it in? Looks like light blue crayons got melted.

swain10 2 weeks ago

I love wood frogs they so cute

Long Hill Township, New Jersey, USA

Lat: 40.71, Long: -74.46

Spotted on Apr 6, 2019
Submitted on May 5, 2019

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