Western Tiger Salamander
Western tiger salamanders are common and abundant in some areas of Yellowstone.
Columbia Spotted Frog
To survive the winter, Columbia spotted frogs go into water that does not freeze.
Western toads were once common throughout Yellowstone.
Plains Spadefoot Toad
In 2015, a breeding population of plains spadefoot toads was confirmed in Yellowstone.
Amphibians are valuable indicators of stressors such as disease or climate change.
Last updated: September 11, 2019