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Wood Frog

Lithobates sylvaticus


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


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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North Carolina, USA

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

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