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Wood Frog

Lithobates sylvaticus

Description:

Brown, slightly mottled/speckled frog with a distinctive dark eye mask and light stripe above the upper lip.

Notes:

These hardy woodland frogs can survive at remarkably high latitudes thanks to their ability to produce a kind of "anitfreeze" in their blood. This allows 65% of their bodies to freeze over the winter without cellular damage!


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JenKnight
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JenKnight

North Carolina, USA

Lat: 35.38, Long: -83.12

Spotted on Aug 3, 2016
Submitted on Aug 3, 2016

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