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Wood Frog

Adult wood frog and adult wood frogs in amplexus

Pool-breeding wildlife:
Wood frog


Rana sylvatica

Orange to dark brown with dark "mask" from each eye to tympanum

Size: adult length is usually 1.5-3.0 inches

Eggs: >1,000 in a 2.5-4.0 inch diameter mass, often laid communally in "rafts"

Photos by Michael Barnhart and Steve Chorvas