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Columbia Spotted Frog - Rana luteiventris

Thompson, 1913




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Related or Similar Northwest Frogs:

Northern Red-legged Frog
Cascades Frog
American Bullfrog
Northern Leopard Frog
Oregon Spotted Frog

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  Adult, Yakima County, Washington  
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Adult, Kittitas County, Washington Adult, Kittitas County, Washington
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Adult, Kittitas County, Washington Adult, Kittitas County, Washington Underside of adult,
Kittitas County, Washington
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Adult, Kittitas County, Washington Juvenile, Yakima County, Washington Underside of adult,
Yakima County, Washington
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Adult, Park County, Wyoming Underside of adult,
Park County, Wyoming
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Adult, Park County, Wyoming Adult, Bonner County, Idaho Adult, Bonner County, Idaho
     
Habitat
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Habitat, 5,400 ft.,
Bonner County, Idaho
Habitat, 7,800 ft.,
Park County, Wyoming
Habitat, 7,500 ft.,
Park County, Wyoming
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Habitat, 2000 ft.,
Yakima County, Washington
Habitat, 4,900 ft., Skagit County, Washington
  Columbia Spotted Frog habitat  
  Habitat, Kittitas County, Washington  
     
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Short Videos
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Views of Columbia Spotted Frogs during the breeding season, including lots of breeding males sitting in the pond, huge egg masses, and a quick look at the breeding habitat. No sound. Male Columbia Spotted Frogs in a breeding pond in call underwater and chase each other around an amplexing pair. Several male Columbia Spotted Frogs in a breeding pond call in the air while floating on the water, followed by a male diving, calling underwater, then surfacing.
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A male Columbia Spotted Frog in a breeding pond calls in the air. When he is joined by three other frogs, he calls underwater, chases one and grabs on. We hear release calls made underwater, then he lets go and surfaces.


A male Columbia Spotted Frog in a breeding pond calls in the air while floating on the water, then dives and calls underwater. A male Columbia Spotted Frog in a breeding pond calls above and below the water as he chases another frog.
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