The frog that quacks like a duck
The horny, freezing, exploding wood frog
Wednesday, May 01, 2013 06:00 am
Lithobates sylvaticus (formerly Rana sylvatica).
Small brown, grey or mahogony frog with smooth skin, white belly and brown/black mask over eyes.
In woods near water or in ponds, sitting around.
Occasionally confused with:
The leopard frog, which is green, twice as big, and has giraffe-like spots.
They can freeze solid in the winter and not die.