Geographical Range Central United States
Habitat Lakes, ponds, creeks and rivers
Scientific Name Rana blairi
Conservation Status Common

Camouflage Coats

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.

Mud Blanket

During the cold winter months, leopard frogs can be found buried in the mud at the bottom of ponds and streams.