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A Frog Symphony

My first time swimming in a creek, I was serenaded with the sounds of a frog symphony. More
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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

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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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

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

Boreal Chorus Frog

Boreal chorus frog
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Boreal Chorus Frog

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