Western Tiger Salamander

Two glistening salamanders with dark backs and light green stomaches
The western tiger salamander is the only salamander in Yellowstone.

NPS/Jeff Arnold

 
 
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.

A green and brown bumpy toad in held in the hollow of two gloved hands

Plains Spadefoot Toad

In 2015, a breeding population of plains spadefoot toads was confirmed in 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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