Endangered Species
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Featured Species | Relict Leopard Frog (08:33)

Host: Brynn Walling with Michael Burroughs

relict leopard frog (click to view larger)
Relict leopard frog.
Photo credit: Tom Brennan


Status: Candidate/ Conservation to preclude ESA listing
Scientific Name: Lithobates onca
Description: The relict leopard frog was believed to be extinct until three populations were discovered during the early 1990s. While the rare frog has not been found in Utah since 1950, it is at home in freshwater springs in Nevada and Arizona.
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Last updated: May 8, 2013