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A Salamander Went a Courtin'

Did you know that as you sleep this month, there may be a tiger mating in a nearby pond or marsh? More

American Bullfrog

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Lithobates catesbeianus
Missouri’s largest frog is green to olive to brown. Even if you can’t spy one, it’s not hard to hear this common species when the males call a deep, sonorous “jug-a-rum, jug-a-rum” that can be heard from half a mile away or more. More

American Toad

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Audio of an American Toad. More

Amphibians and Reptiles

You know them as frogs, toads, snakes, turtles and lizards. Get acquainted with all of Missouri's fascinating “herps,” including 43 amphibians and 75 species and subspecies of reptiles. More

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See if you can guess this month’s natural wonder. More

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Throughout most of Missouri, the inch-long northern spring peeper is an audible harbinger of spring. More

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Remember how much fun you had as a kid when you stalked pond edges with a flashlight looking for frog eyes? More

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Leopard frogs are often called meadow frogs because during early summer they frequent wet, grassy fields, where they search for insects. More

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A green frog sits at the edge of a pool. More

Boreal Chorus Frog

Boreal Chorus Frog
Boreal chorus frog on pond's edge. More