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Foothill Yellow-Legged Frog

Rana boyli

Habitat:

While most true frogs live in ponds, or at least lay their eggs in still water, the Foothill Yellow-legged Frog lives in streams or rivers. The tadpoles (which we also observed - though only a few) forage by scraping algae and diatoms off rocks. The adults have grainy skin and a vague, mottled color pattern, both of which are excellent camouflage amongst the rocks.



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1 Comment

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 8 years ago

Good information, Good picture.

Eva Varga
Spotted by
Eva Varga

Bandon, Oregon, USA

Lat: 43.12, Long: -124.41

Spotted on Aug 5, 2010
Submitted on Oct 5, 2011

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