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Foothill Yellow Legged Frog

The foothill yellow-legged frog has a mottled body and it can release chemicals to protect itself from predators. The frog does not have a specific breeding season, as it can postpone mating if conditions are not conducive.

    Kingdom Animalia
    Phylum Chordata
    Class Amphibia
    Order Anura
    Family Ranidae
    Genus Rana
    Scientific Name Rana boylii

    Size 1.45-3.23 in (3.6 -8.2 cm)
    Color Green or grayish body, sometimes red, adults have yellow legs
    Call Faint voice
    Distribution Oregon and California of the United States of America
    Habitat Rivers or flowing streams with rocky base
    Diet Tadpoles eat algae while adults preferĀ  moths, hornets, snails, ants, grasshoppers, flies, water striders, and beetles
    Predators Western toads, bullfrogs, rough-skinned newts, garter snakes, water bugs, and diving beetles
    Breeding Age Around 6 months
    Mode of Reproduction Oviparous
    Clutch Size 100-1,000 eggs
    Average Lifespan Not known
    IUCN Conservation Status Near Threatened

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    Published on September 17th 2019 by under Frogs. Article was last reviewed on 14th September 2019.

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