An rare and endangered California Red-legged frog was found alongside the Gualala River.

These reddish frogs are on the endangered species list. Roberta Chan spotted one at the campground at Gualala Point Regional Park on July 30th. The campground is near the banks of the Gualala River.

CA Red-legged Frog found 73116 by Roberta ChanRoberta previously photographed one in the same area in January of this year in the gravel bank of the Gualala River.

California Red-legged frog by Roberta ChanThis rare frog is found almost entirely in California. To learn more about this frog, here is a link to an interesting article: http://www.nwf.org/wildlife/wildlife-library/amphibians-reptiles-and-fish/california-red-legged-frog.aspx

Thanks to Roberta for allowing me to share her photos with you here.

2 thoughts on “An rare and endangered California Red-legged frog was found alongside the Gualala River.

  1. Anna Marie Stenberg

    Please be sure that the people who filed the lawsuit on the Dogwood plan are aware of this frog. Is it mentioned in the TPH? It should be.

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    1. Jeanne Jackson

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      Oh yes, they know. This sighting will be one of the reasons we hope the judge will grant a temporary restraining order against logging in the floodplain of the Gualala River.

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