Amphibians and reptiles

Northern Leopard Frog

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Description

The Northern Leopard Frog is usually green, or sometimes brownish, with an unmarked, milky-white underside. It has dark spots with distinct light borders. It grows to a maximum length of approximately 11 cm. Newly hatched tadpoles are slender and black.

Northern Leopard Frog
Northern Leopard Frog

Status

In 2013, the Northwest Territories (NWT) Species at Risk Committee designated the northern leopard frog as Threatened in the NWT because of its small range, shrinking range and declining population. In 2015, the northern leopard frog was listed as Threatened in the NWT under the territorial Species at Risk (NWT) Act. An NWT recovery strategy for the northern leopard frog will be developed within two years of listing.