Amphibians

Welcome to the SAVE THE FROGS! Amphibians category archive page! Below you will find a wealth of articles on amphibians, displayed with the most recently published articles at the top. We hope you learn a lot and become inspired to take action for amphibians!

Euphlyctis cyanophlyctis

Kathmandu Frog Survey 2019

The major objective of this program was to explore the status of frogs in and around the ponds of Kathmandu valley. Our team of three members surveyed around 20 ponds of Kathamandu valley and identified three species of frogs and toads (Duttaphrynus stomaticus, Euphlyctis cyanophlyctis, and Hoplobatrachus tigerinus).

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Pelophylax ridibundus Marsh Frog

The Story Of The Introduced Marsh Frog

The marsh frog (Pelophylax ridibundus) is Europe’s largest frog species and was intentionally introduced to the UK in the mid-1930s. Marsh frogs are now predominantly found in south-east England, having expanded from their original introduction site in Kent to the surrounding counties.

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Britain toads

The Common Toad Is In Trouble

Research published in 2016 showed that Common Toads have declined in Britain by nearly 70% over the past 30 years. The decline is unprecedented for such a widespread and ubiquitous species within Europe. There are a number of causes for the decline, but like most species declines, habitat loss is one of the biggest.

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frogs booklet bangladesh

Bangladesh Frogs Booklet – Free PDF

Abdur Razzaque from Bangladesh recently sent us this information on a new book: “Greetings! You will be happy to know that a booklet entitled “Endangered Frogs In Bangladesh” (in Bangla) has been published by Zoological Society of Bangladesh (ZSB), who acknowledges SAVE THE FROGS! Bangladesh initiatives and included our logo in the booklet. I hope …

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Costa Rica Amphibians

The Amphibians of the TAMU Soltis Center in Costa Rica

Join an upcoming SAVE THE FROGS! Costa Rica Ecotour In July 2017, I joined biologist Víctor Acosta Chaves, M.Sc. and his team for a survey of the amphibians and reptiles of the Texas A&M University’s Soltis Center for Research and Education (Soltis Center). The Center protects low to mid elevation rainforest (~500m above sea level) …

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litoria aurea Kaya Klop Toker

Plight Of The Green And Golden Bell Frog (And Current Conservation Measures)

Presentation by Dr. Kaya Klop-Toker: Plight of the Green and Golden Bell Frog (and Current Conservation Measures) On June 7th, 2017 (June 8th Australia time), we will hold another session of the SAVE THE FROGS! Australia New Zealand Video Conference. Amphibian biologist & SAVE THE FROGS! Volunteer Dr. Kaya Klop-Toker will give a presentation on …

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Amphibian Names

How To Write An Amphibian’s Name Correctly

In an effort to (1) increase consistency; (2) improve our website visitors’ experience, and (3) reduce errors in writing amphibian’s names, we provide these guidelines on How To Write An Amphibian’s Name, and we encourage all authors in the SAVE THE FROGS! community to read, understand and implement them.

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Night spirit frog

Meet Ghana’s Beloved “Lady”: The Night Spirit Frog

The Night Spirit Frog (Leptopelis spiritusnoctis) is considered Ghana’s most beloved frog. For many artists and frog lovers in Ghana and around the globe, it is the poster child for the beauty of nature, thanks first and foremost to its distinctively large silver-grey eyes, just one feature that makes it particularly adorable.   Share This …

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