Northern Leopard Frog

Northern Leopard Frog (Western Boreal / Prairie populations)
Lithobates pipiens
NWT List of Species at Risk: 
NWT SARC Assessment: 
Federal Species at Risk Act list: 
Special Concern
COSEWIC Assessment: 
Special Concern
NWT General Status Rank: 
At Risk

The Northern Leopard Frog is usually green, or sometimes brownish, with an unmarked, milky-white underside. It has dark spots with distinct light borders. It grows to a maximum length of approximately 11 cm. Newly hatched tadpoles are slender and black.

The Northern Leopard Frog’s call is a long, drawn-out rattling snore, usually ending with several rapid short grunts.