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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 years 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 years ago

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

Tukup 2 years ago

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

cole10 2 years ago

Turtles are cool

cole22 2 years ago

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

cole19 2 years ago

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

swain13 2 years ago

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

swain10 2 years ago

I love wood frogs they so cute

mauna Kunzah
Spotted by
mauna Kunzah

Long Hill Township, New Jersey, USA

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

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