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Northern Leopard Frog - Lithobates pipiens

A large frog native to the Montreal area. Light brown or green with large dark circular spots. Found in ponds, along rivers and lakes in spring while in summer they move to grassy plans.

Common Names

  • Northern Leopard Frog (en)
  • Rana leopardo (es)
  • Grenouille léopard (fr)
  • Leopardfrosch (de)

Taxonomy

  • Anura
  • Ranidae
  • Lithobates pipiens

Videos Behavioral Traits

Where & When to Spot

In spring during the mating season in ponds, later in grassy areas along ponds, rivers and lakes.

How to Identify

The circular dark brown spots are a distinctive characteristics.

Photos

Northern Leopard Frog (Lithobates pipiens)

Northern Leopard Frog (Lithobates pipiens)

Park Pointe aux Prairies - 2019-05-06

NIKON D500; 300mm f/4.0; Focal Length 420mm; Exposure 1/640; Aperture f5.6; Iso 160;

Northern Leopard Frog (Lithobates pipiens)

Northern Leopard Frog (Lithobates pipiens)

Park Île Bizard - 2014-09-07

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS; 4.3-215mm; Focal Length 37mm; Exposure 1/80; Aperture f5.6; Iso 125;

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