Friday Frog

This is the California Red Legged Frog, Rana aurora draytonii, the largest native frog in the western United States.

Rana aurora draytonii

It is supposedly the species which inspired the Mark Twain story ‘The Celebrated Jumping Frog Of Calaveras County” but don’t fill it full of shot please; it’s a threatened species.

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~ by B.T. Murtagh on May 2, 2008.

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