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Massachusetts North American Amphibian Program

Northern Leopard Frog

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Herp Atlas 1992-1998 Survey

  • The map below shows the distribution of the Northern Leopard Frog in Massachusetts based on the original intensive volunteer survey that took place from 1992-1998.
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Lithobates pipiens

Northern Leopard Frog
Northern Leopard Frog

Less common than the pickerel frog, which it resembles in both appearance and somewhat in call, the leopard frog typically breeds in shallow marshes, weedy ponds and open vernal pools. Listen for their staccato version of the pickerel frog growl, mixed with chuckling grunts in early to mid-spring.

 

 

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