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Lowland Leopard Frog

Lowland leopard frog is a species of frog found in 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 yavapaiensis

    Size Around 3.4 in
    Color Tan, brown or light green upper surface with dark spots; yellow underside including groin and often on the underside of the legs; a dark brown reticulate pattern on the rear of the thigh
    Distribution Mexico and the United States
    Habitat Temperate forests, rivers, intermittent rivers, freshwater lakes, freshwater marshes
    Diet A wide variety of invertebrates, also some small vertebrates
    Breeding Season Mainly from January to April and again in late summer or early fall
    Mode of Reproduction Oviparous (egg laying)
    Incubation Period 15 to 18 days
    Metamorphosis Period 3 to 9 months; some may overwinter
    Average Lifespan 3 years or more
    IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern

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    Published on April 20th 2017 by under Frogs. Article was last reviewed on 30th September 2019.

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