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Rana draytonii; California Red-legged Frog   

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Rana draytonii
Rana draytonii
California Red-legged Frog
Photographer: William Flaxington

ID: 0000 0000 1201 0035 (2001-12-03)

Copyright © 2004 William Flaxington

  • date of photo  Mar 3, 2001
  • latitude 37.65404   longitude -121.48730   max error distance 2665 meters     View on Google Maps.
  • horizontal datum World Geodetic System 1984
  • georeferencing source GeoLocate
  • location   County Hwy. J2 (Corral Hollow Rd.) 6.8 km (4 mi.) east of Alameda County line, parallel to Corral Hollow Creek (San Joaquin County, California, US)
  • family Ranidae
  • order Anura
  • class Amphibia
  • habitat  California Prairie (vicinity of creek)
  • notes   Remarkably, the characteristic red leg coloration that gave this species its common name was faint and virtually absent. Measured: SVL 108 mm (4ΒΌ in.). A pleasant surprise when found at night on road during light, sprinkling rain. When picked up, rasping chuckle release call vocalized. Air temperature: 10-C (50-F).
  • photo category: Animal - Amphibian

  • common names   California Red-legged Frog (AW ) California Red-legged Frog (photographer)
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