Quiz: Amphibians of Louisiana
Ready for a quiz about Frogs, Toads and Salamanders?
Do you just love frogs and other amphibians? Do you have a pet frog or salamander? Do you love to listen to the croaks and ribbits that they make?
If the answer is, yes, to any of these, then you are ready to take the Amphibians of Louisiana quiz. If you're not sure if you know enough about these interesting and beneficial animals, please check out Amphibians of Louisiana or sneak a peek at the rest of this article and then come back to take the quiz.
We've provided some photos, sound recordings and other information that might help you ace the quiz. Are you ready? Let the quiz begin.
Gray Tree Frog photo is public domain.
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Frog Lovers Unite
Gray Tree Frog Poster
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Worldwide, amphibians are in peril. Some of the reasons include habitat destruction, pollution and diseases. It is up to all of us to do our part to reduce pollution and to plant areas in our yards that will provide favorable habitat for this important part of the food chain.
Gray Tree Frog Calls
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The colorful and cute Green Tree Frog is the Louisiana State Amphibian. (Ha, I bet you thought it was the Bullfrog!) The calls of these small frogs can be heard in wetlands, forests and backyards throughout Louisiana.
More About Green Tree Frogs
- Green Treefrog in Louisiana
The green tree frog (Hyla cinera) is the Louisiana state amphibian. . Photos and information about these colorful frogs is found here.
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Frog and Toad Box Set - Arnold Lobel
One of the classic childrens favorites.
Bullfrog and Bullfrog tadpole photos are public domain.
Bullfrogs are the largest frog in Louisiana. Even their tadpoles are enormous. They will eat just about anything that they can fit into their large mouths. Their deep jug-o-rum bass calls can be heard throughout the wetlands during the warm seasons of the year.
This is the frog whose legs are most commonly used in Cajun and Creole recipes like fried frog legs.
More About Bullfrogs
- Bullfrogs of Louisiana
Bullfrogs are large amphibians which make their homes in the swamps and wetlands of Louisiana. On this page you'll find Bullfrog photos, videos, calls, information and even recipes.
Leopard Frog by River Poster
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Leopard frogs and Bronze frogs are two members of the family of true frogs that inhabit Louisiana. Both are a little smaller than the Bullfrog.
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More About Bronze Frogs
- Bronze Frog in Louisiana
The amphibian, the Green Frog comes in shades of green and browns and is found all over the Southeastern United States, but only the subspecies, the Bronze Frog, Rana clamitans clamitans occupies Louisiana. Green and Bronze frogs are one of the most.
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While this photo was labeled male and female frog in amplexus, you can see by the long necklace-like strand of eggs that these two are members of the toad family. Frogs lay eggs in clumps.
More About Toads
- Toads of Louisiana
Oh lowly and much maligned toad. Old wives' tales claimed that toads cause warts on human skin. Witches use them in potions so they became a symbol of Halloween. Little boys love to keep them as pets and they are great to have in the garden because..
Frogs and Toads of the Southeast
A good book to help you become an Amphibian expert.
This Salamander was found in a moist area near our house .
Salamanders of the Southeast
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More About Cricket Frogs
- Cricket Frogs of Louisiana
Louisiana hosts two species of Cricket frogs, the Northern cricket frog (Acris crepitans) and the Southern cricket frog (Acris gryllus). This colorful little pipsqueak amphibian has some amazing qualities. It can leap great distances (for its size)..
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