Amphibians of Ontario

Western Chorus Frog

The Western Chorus Frog (Pseudacris triseriata), also known as the striped chorus frog, is a small amphibian species found in the wetlands of eastern and central North America, including Canada. Despite its small size, this frog plays an important role in Canada’s ecosystems and is a unique and fascinating species. In this blog post, we’ll  Learn more on Western Chorus Frog »

Cope’s Gray Treefrog

Cope’s Gray Treefrog (Hyla chrysoscelis) is a remarkable amphibian found in eastern parts of North America, including Canada. With its unique coloration and distinct calls, this treefrog is a fascinating species to learn about. In this blog post, we’ll explore the biology, habitat, and conservation of Cope’s Gray Treefrog in Canada. Cope’s Gray Treefrog Biology  Learn more on Cope’s Gray Treefrog »

Fowler’s Toad

Fowler’s Toad (Anaxyrus fowleri) is a charming amphibian found in the eastern parts of North America, including Canada. Unfortunately, this species is facing numerous threats, making its future uncertain. In this blog post, we’ll explore the biology, habitat, and conservation of Fowler’s Toad in Canada. Fowler’s Toad Biology Fowler’s Toad is a medium-sized species, growing  Learn more on Fowler’s Toad »

Four-toed salamander

Hemidactylium scutatum The Four toed salamander is a medium sized amphibians the reach 5 to 10 cm and is part of the Plethodontidae family of amphibians, the lungless salamanders. It is red to brown in colour with gray sides and a white belly black-dotted belly and an orange tail. In the wild they can also  Learn more on Four-toed salamander »

Northern spring salamander

Gyrinophilus porphyriticus porphyriticus Northern spring salamanders are an amphibians species that belong to the Plethodontidae family, the lungless salamanders. It’s Latin name comes from the Greek name of a purple stone, the porphyry and for this reason northern spring salamanders are often called purple salamanders in reason of it’s colours.   Northern spring salamanders are  Learn more on Northern spring salamander »

Mink frog

Rana septentrionalis The mink frog is a medium size frog specie that grow from 4.5 to 7.5cm that is often called by it’s common name the North frog. Mink frogs name come from the odour they produces when catch or stressed, a smell of mink. Mink frogs are very aquatic frogs that requires a high  Learn more on Mink frog »