Plains Leopard Frog
|Geographical Range||Central United States|
|Habitat||Lakes, ponds, creeks and rivers|
|Scientific Name||Rana blairi|
The leopard frog's pattern helps it to blend into vegetation at the edge of the water.
Lots of Leapers
Plains leopard frogs are one of the most abundant frogs in Missouri.
You Want to Eat What?
Humans hunt these and other large native frogs to use their legs for food.
During the cold winter months, leopard frogs can be found buried in the mud at the bottom of ponds and streams.