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My Big Fat Bullfrogs

Those loud, belching-croak sounds coming from my pond suggest an army of bullfrogs has appeared out of nowhere.

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New Shrooms and Herps Guidebooks

Two new guidebooks are now available to help you identify and appreciate the species in these groups.

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New Threat to Frogs and Hellbenders

Frogs and herons kept me up through the night. And then the owl started screaming and I realized camping by the creek in the summer maybe wasn’t such a great idea.

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News and Almanac

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"News and Almanac" for the November 1997 Missouri Conservationist.

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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

Northern cricket frog at water's edge.

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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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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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