Plains Spadefoot Toad

A dark green bumpy toad in the hollow of a gloved hand
Currently, a single breeding population is known to exist within Yellowstone.

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A tan frog with some dark spots on glistening green vegetation

Boreal Chorus Frog

Boreal chorus frogs are common with conspicuous calls.

A frog on a small log with white belly and dark green back reflected in water

Columbia Spotted Frog

To survive the winter, Columbia spotted frogs go into water that does not freeze.

A bumpy, black spotted rests on top of another toad

Western Toad

Western toads were once common throughout Yellowstone.

Two dark green glistening salamanders with light green bellies side by side on gravel

Western Tiger Salamander

Western tiger salamanders are common and abundant in some areas of Yellowstone.

A frog with stretched chin in water

Amphibians

Amphibians are valuable indicators of stressors such as disease or climate change.

Last updated: September 11, 2019

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