Western Toad

Two boreal toads nestled together
The boreal toad was once common in Yellowstone National Park.

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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.

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 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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