Posts Categorized: Amphibians

Frog, © Brian Gratwicke

Leaping to Defend Frogs »

International trade takes a heavy toll on frogs and other amphibians, putting many species in danger. This year at CITES, we’ve been working hard to bring this important issue to everyone’s attention.

Frog, © Brian Gratwicke

Leap Day the Frog Way »

The real purpose of leap day may be to keep the calendar aligned with the seasons, but here at Defenders of Wildlife, we’d like to believe the day is designed to honor our favorite leapers.

Slippery California Salamander May Soon be Underwater »

The endangered limestone salamander lives nowhere else in the world except in the lower Merced River region of California. But if a local hydropower company has its way, crucial habitat for this slippery salamander will soon be underwater.