Amphibian Species List
Below are listed the native and non-native amphibian species found in Yosemite National Park. Some species have a federal or state status due to population declines, limited distribution, or other factors that make populations vulnerable. Four of Yosemite's amphibian species have a special status; this includes the foothill yellow-legged frog that wildlife biologists believe might be extirpated, or no longer present, in the park.
Sierra newt (Taricha sierrae)
Non-native Amphibians: American bullfrog (Lithobates catesbeiana)
Did You Know?
The Yosemite Leadership Program partners with UC Merced, to bring students to the park each summer for hands-on professional development through internships. Students work alongside scientists, educators, interpreters, business managers, and many other professionals of the NPS and park partner organizations. Some go on to become National Park Service rangers.