wood frog

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

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The wood frog can stay like this for a month or more.
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.
A wood frog survives the rigours of winter by allowing over 65 per cent of its body to freeze solid for weeks on end.
Key words: Anax; behavior; competition; leopard frog; morphology; phenotypic plasticity, predation; Rana pipiens; Rana sylvatica; Umbra limi; wood frog.
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.
Among the other vernal pond breeders are the thimble-sized cricket frog, the 2-inch-long wood frog and the spring peeper.
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.
Conservation planning for amphibian species with complex habitat requirements: a case study using movements and habitat selection of the wood frog Rana sylvatica.