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Image of a northern crawfish frog

Northern Crawfish Frog

Lithobates areolatus circulosus
A chorus of crawfish frogs, amid the open, grassy flowerbeds of our native prairies, can evoke a profound sense of what our American forebears experienced as they migrated west in their wagons.

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Northern Crawfish Frog

Video of a northern crawfish frog in the wild.

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Northern Cricket Frog

Video of a northern cricket frog in the wild.

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Northern Cricket Frog

Northern Cricket Frog

Acris crepitans
The northern cricket frog is a nonclimbing member of the treefrog family. It lacks the adhesive toe pads associated with treefrogs. The subspecies formerly called Blanchard’s cricket frog is no longer recognized.

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Northern Cricket Frog

Northern Cricket Frog

Northern cricket frog at water's edge.

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Image of a northern leopard frog

Northern Leopard Frog

Lithobates pipiens
The northern leopard frog is a medium-sized frog with dark spots on the back. Two skin folds run down each side of the back. In Missouri, it only occurs in our northwestern counties.

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Northern Leopard Frog

Northern Leopard Frog Call

Call of the Northern leopard frog.

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Ozark Nocturne

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The sounds of tree frogs fill summer nights.

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Image of a pickerel frog

Pickerel Frog

Lithobates palustris (formerly Rana palustris)
The pickerel frog is medium-sized, with square or rectangular spots in two parallel rows down the back. There is a wide ridge of skin along each side of the back. It is absent from the northwestern third of Missouri.

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Pickerel Frog

Pickerel Frog

Image of Pickerel frog.

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