cascades frog


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Synonyms for cascades frog

mountain frog found near water

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In 1998, he co-authored a study which correlated an increase in UV-B radiation to retinal damage in the Cascades frog.
Of those 10, he found that the three with the best ability to repair or resist UV-B radiation were the Pacific tree frog, the Western toad and the Cascades frog.
Only 45 to 65 percent of the eggs of the Cascades frog and the Western toad hatched.
In the northwestern United States, the Cascades frog and the western toad are suffering reduced breeding success because of increased levels of ultraviolet-B radiation - now penetrating a thinned ozone layer - which destroys their eggs in the species' high-altitude breeding pools.
Tough and elusive, Cascades frogs live only in alpine wetlands in the Pacific Northwest and are rarely found below 2,000 feet in elevation.
And often what he has discovered is not good: a dramatic drop in the number of Cascades frogs in Lassen Volcanic, the loss of mountain yellow-legged frogs from large portions of Sequoia, and the serious losses at Yosemite.