Leaping Leopard Frogs & Croaking Chorus Frogs

Nature Detectives Frogs

Leopard frogs and chorus frogs hop, jump and leap around Boulder County during the warm seasons of the year. With camouflage coloring of greens and browns, they blend into their surroundings and try to avoid getting snatched up and eaten. Usually quiet and alone, they hop and hide and look for food. In winter they hibernate.

Spring is special because now is frog-calling time. Yahoo! Warm spring days prompt the male frogs to begin to sing. On the plains, that means March or April. Up in the mountains where warm days arrive later, frogs won’t call for another month or more.

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