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Chiricahua Leopard Frog

Chiricahua leopard frog is a species of true frog native to Mexico and the United States. The species is active both during the day as well at night.

    Kingdom Animalia
    Phylum Chordata
    Class Amphibia
    Order Anura
    Family Ranidae
    Genus Lithobates
    Scientific Name Lithobates chiricahuensis

    Size Around 4.3 in
    Color Green or brown with relatively small dark spots
    Distribution Mexico; Arizona and New Mexico (United States)
    Habitat Temperate forests, rivers, intermittent rivers, freshwater lakes, intermittent freshwater lakes, freshwater marshes, intermittent freshwater marshes, swamps, ponds, freshwater springs, open excavations
    Diet Small invertebrates
    Predators Bullfrogs, fishes, crayfish
    Breeding Season June to September
    Mode of Reproduction Oviparous (egg laying)
    Clutch Size Up to 1,485 eggs
    Metamorphosis Period 3 to 9 months
    Reproductive Age 2 to 3 years of age
    Average Lifespan Up to 14 years
    IUCN Conservation Status Vulnerable

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    Published on April 13th 2017 by under Frogs. Article was last reviewed on 30th September 2019.

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