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Northern Leopard Frog Lithobates pipiens

Northern Leopard Frog Lithobates pipiens

Amphibiorum > Anura > Ranidae

Names in different Languages

EnglishNorthern Leopard Frog
FrenchGrenouille léopard
SpanishRana leopardo


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.

How to Identify

The circular dark brown spots are a distinctive characteristics.

Where When to Spot

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




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