There are many subspecies of racers, each of which have very different ranges.
The Great Basin Spadefoot can emit a smell when picked up that is similar to peanuts that can also make you sneeze!
The Oregon Spotted Frog is currently very threatened in Washington state, having disappeared from 70-90% of their range.
Northern Leopard Frog populations were once widespread throughout the northern U.S. and Canada, but current populations are decreasing.
Thought to hibernate in mud under water, there is evidence that Columbia Spotted Frogs actually move around under the ice in winter.
Various natural plant products are alleged to repel spiders. There is no evidence that spiders can even smell them.
The Green Frog has been introduced into two areas in Washington State—Toad Lake in Whatcom County and Lake Gillette in Stevens County.
Very widespread and persistent legends of spider eggs hatching under human skin, contradict all we know of spider behavior and abilities.
Contrary to urban legend, spiders are not able to lay their eggs inside the skins of ripe banana fruit.
American Bullfrogs are an introduced species in Washington State, originally found only to the east of the Rocky Mountains.
Cascades Frogs prefer quiet water sources including ponds, lakes, marshes or slow moving streams at low elevations.