Home Smithsonian: National Museum of Natural History Home
Lewis & Clark as Naturalists
The Journals Lewis and Clark as Naturalists

Oregon spotted frog

Capt. Lewis, May 30, 1806--...a large speceis of frog which resorts the water considerably larger than our bull frog,  it's shape seems to be a medium between the delicate and lengthy form of our bull frog and that of our land frog or toad as they are sometimes called in the U' States.  like the latter their bodies are covered with little pustles or lumps, elivated above the ordinary surface of the body ;  I never heard them make any sound or noise...
Smithsonian Institution
Copyright Notice
Privacy Notice