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Photo of a four-toed salamander on a mossy rock.

Four-Toed Salamander

A glacial relict in Missouri’s eastern Ozarks, the four-toed salamander lives among mosses in heavily forested streams and creeks and sinkhole ponds. In the northern part of its range, this salamander lives in peat bogs.

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Photo of a four-toed salamander on a mossy rock.

Four-Toed Salamander

Hemidactylium scutatum
A glacial relict in Missouri’s eastern Ozarks, the four-toed salamander lives among mosses in heavily forested streams and creeks and sinkhole ponds. In the northern part of its range, this salamander lives in peat bogs.

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Fowler's Toad

Audio of a Fowler's Toad.

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Photo of a Fowler's toad

Fowler's Toad Sitting

Photo of a Fowler's toad.

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Fowler’s Toad

Anaxyrus fowleri
Fowler’s toad is the common toad of gravel and sand bars along Ozark streams and rivers as well of the Mississippi Lowlands. It usually has paired dark markings with 3 or more warts, and usually has a light tan or white line down the back as well as a dark gray spot on the chest.

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Frog Hunt

Join a first-time hunter as he gets the jump on one of Missouri's elusive creatures.

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Spring Peeper

Frog Music

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Learn to identify the members of Missouri's amphibious chorus.

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Frog Regulations

Bullfrog and green frog season opens at sunset June 30 and runs through Oct. 31. You can take them by a variety of methods using a small game or fishing permit. Daily limit is eight combined total of both species; 16 in possession.

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Froggin'

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What would a Missouri summer be without a good, old-fashioned frog hunt?

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Gray Treefrog

Video of a gray treefrog in the wild.

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