- Jumping Populations. // Scholastic SuperScience;Oct98, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p10
Presents information on the red-legged frog, an endangered species in California. Methods which can be used to maintain and enhance the population; Conditions under which frogs live; Details on an activity which can be used to analyze the habitat of a frog. INSET: DID You KNOW....
- Hopping aboard the list. // National Geographic;Dec96, Vol. 190 Issue 6, p144
Presents a photograph of the California red-legged frog. Its designation as the 957th species on the endangered species list in May 1996; Why it has steadily disappeared; Its role in Mark Twain's story `Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County.'
- Australian Geographic staff hop to help endangered frog. // Australian Geographic;Jul-Sep97 Supplement, p2
Reports that in Australia, scientists from a number of organizations have made an attempt to save the corroboree frog species. Organizations involved in the effort; Decline in the number of the yellow-and-black striped amphibians since the 1980s; When the program was launched.
- Toyota's campaign aims to save the endangered coqui. Curcio, Joanne C. // Caribbean Business;4/15/1999, Vol. 27 Issue 14, p36
Focuses on the participation of Toyota of Puerto Rico to save the endangered coqui frog species in Puerto Rico. Public service campaign launched for the project; Support given by the company to conservation strategies.
- It's no croak. Howard, Lucy; Gajilan, Arlyn Tobias // Newsweek;3/9/1998, Vol. 131 Issue 10, p6
Looks at the population of California red-legged frogs at the Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Reserve. The six frogs at the reserve as the only known specimens of what was once one of the state's most common species; Efforts to aid the frogs' reproduction.
- Food habits of an endangered Japanese frog, Rana porosa brevipoda. Hirai, Toshiaki; Matsui, Masafumi // Ecological Research;
We examined the diet of an endangered frog, Rana porosa brevipoda inhabiting rice fields of western Japan, by forced regurgitation of stomach contents. The frog diet consisted of a wide variety of arthropods, and ants, beetles, dipterans, bugs, orthopterans, and spiders, which were especially...
- Saving the Booroolong Frog. Regan, Leane // Australasian Science;Oct2002, Vol. 23 Issue 9, p34
Reports on the conservation of the endangered Booroolong frog in Australia. Causes of its declining population; Behavior of the animal; Development of the frogs.
- Lost frog lives on. // New Scientist;6/18/2011, Vol. 210 Issue 2817, p7
The article announces that Vegas Valley leopard frogs, once thought to be extinct, are genetically indistinguishable from a population of endangered Chiricahua leopard frogs in central Arizona.
- Here todayï¿½GONE TOMORROW. Czechura, Greg // Wildlife Australia;Summer2002, Vol. 39 Issue 4, p30
Presents several endangered species in Australia. Effect of human settlement on the population of bridled nailtail wallaby, Onychogalea fraenata; Disappearance of the paradise parrot, Psephotus pulcherrimus; Regret over the extinction of southern day frogs.