wood frog


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wide-ranging light-brown frog of moist North American woodlands especially spruce

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In the mid-1960s, the wood frog was the scarcest of the ranids present at Dave's Pond, although it was common at some sites not too distant.
And when spring comes, the wood frog, like the forest around it, thaws and begins anew.
Mathis, Douglas Chivers of the University of Saskatchewan in Canada, and colleagues let wood frog eggs get a good long taste of water dosed with a slurry of freshly ground-up wood frog tadpoles.
In all three species, one common haplotype is present at all localities except for the single wood frog from the Muskegon River.
The mass migration of Wood Frogs to their vernal mating pools marks the beginning of the natural year.
They achieve their greatest variety in tropical and warm temperate forests, but they also live in deserts, grasslands, northern bogs--even tundra, in the case of the wood frog (Rana sylvatica), one of four North American frogs that can "freeze solid" and survive--the only vertebrates known to have this ability.
Less so, the piece which presented a frozen wood frog displayed in a transparent plastic head.
OB, the "Company") announced today that on August 7, 2010, its wholly-owned subsidiary, Tonghua Huachen Herbal Planting Company Limited,acquired all of the outstanding equity interests in Tonghua Tianbao Wood Frog Cultivation Limited Company ("TBWF") for a purchase price of $4,000,000.
Following the adventures of Goggles the wood frog, the show features a variety of characters including Mr Fisher the Heron, fairweather friend Rubber Duck and tricky Honk the Spotted Skunk.
We analyzed size-frequency distributions, and examined several destructive samples in order to develop a model for the life history of the wood frog Lithobates sylvatica.
Additional amphibians that could occur at the IIA properties by virtue of their range and habitat preference, but were not observed during our survey, include: mudpuppy (Necturus maculosus), Jefferson's salamander (Ambystoma jeffersonianum), spotted salamander (Ambystoma maculatum), marbled salamander (Ambystoma opacum), eastern newt (Notophthalmus viridescens), northern leopard frog (Rana pipiens), and wood frog (Rana sylvatica).
Kiesecker placed 10 wood frog hatchlings of the species Rana sylvatica in each of the 36 enclosures.
James Petranka, an amphibian expert at the University of South Carolina at Asheville, has been focusing on two of the Great Smokies' species: the wood frog and the spotted salamander.