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  1. Rio Grande Leopard Frog(Lithobates berlandieri) Kivonte’ Faulkner

  2. Size • Adults 2-4 inches

  3. Appearance • Pale green • Grayish brown • Light colored stripes • Underside is yellowish

  4. Behavior • Typically a stream frog • Most likely active at night • Doesn’t like low temperatures

  5. Natural Habitat • In California • In drainage ditches • Irrigation canals • Artificial irrigation ponds • Along the Colorado River

  6. Map

  7. Diet • Mostly invertebrates • Small frogs • Aquatic and terrestrial prey

  8. Communication • Distress calls • Release calls • Mating trills • Chuckle calls

  9. Reproduction • Age- 2-3.5 years • Lay eggs in water • Female chooses a suitable male

  10. Conservation Efforts • Taxonomic studies are needed • In protected areas

  11. Population • Didn’t give an exact number but it is stable

  12. Quiz • 1) Is it a water animal or land animal? • 2) Where does the female lay the eggs? • 3) What color is it? • 4) Is it in a protected area or not? • 5) Where can you find this animal?

  13. Works Cited • http://www.iucnredlist.org/details/58561/0 • http://www.herpsoftexas.org/content/rio-grande-leopard-frog