Amphibian Illustrations


leopard frog

Northern Leopard Frog (Lithobates pipiens aka Rana pipiens), watercolor

About the illustration:

Commissioned by: Wisconsin Sea Grant, University of Wisconsin-Madison


About Northern leopard frogs:
Northern leopard frogs are found in Canada and the U.S. They grow to over four inches in length. Leopard frogs eat insects, spider, leeches, and snails. They are active during the day and at night.

Taxonomy:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata (having a spinal chord)
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura (frogs and toads)
Family: Ranidae (true frogs)
Genus: Lithobates
Species: L. pipiens

More about Northern leopard frogs:
Wikipedia: Northern leopard frog
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks: Northern Leopard Frog

Read about deformities that have been found in concerning numbers of Leopard Frogs in Minnesota at Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.

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