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Amphibians & Reptiles
American Bullfrog

American Bullfrogs are an introduced species in Washington State, originally found only to the east of the Rocky Mountains.

Cascades Frog

Cascade Frogs hibernate during winter and have been found up to one foot below water buried in mud.

Northern Red-Legged Frog

Northern Red-legged Frogs can be found primarily west of the Cascade Mountains in Washington state.

Pacific Tree Frog

Pacific Tree Frogs usually live on the ground (despite their name) and hide in underground burrows.

Anaxyrus woodhousii

Woodhouse's Toads can be found in river valleys, meadows, grasslands, and marshes in southwestern region in Washington state.

Western Toad

Western Toads dig shallow burrows in loose ground or shelter under rocks or logs.

Tailed Frog

Tailed Frog males do not vocalize, possibly because the females cannot hear calls over fast-moving water in streams.

Rough-Skinned Newt

Rough-Skinned Newts will display a bright colored underside when threatened.

Rhyacotriton olympicus

Olympic Torrent Salamanders can be found in spray zones of waterfalls and will come onto land on really wet nights.

Cascade Torrent Salamander.

Cascade Torrent Salamanders are found from the Columbia River Gorge to north of Mt. St. Helens in Washington state.

Western Redback Salamander

Western Redback Salamanders are found up to 1,250 feet in elevation, higher than any other species in this family.

VanDyke Salamander_Plethodon vandykei

The color differences in Van Dyke's Salamander might be associated to different levels of elevation and temperature.

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