cascades frog

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Noun1.cascades frog - mountain frog found near water; of United States Northwest to California
genus Rana, Rana - type genus of the Ranidae
ranid, true frog - insectivorous usually semiaquatic web-footed amphibian with smooth moist skin and long hind legs
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For a second amphibian, the Cascades frog - known to be among the least UV-sensitive Pacific Northwest species - the researchers found no instances where eggs received lethal doses.
Most wetlands will have buffers at least 150 feet wide to protect habitat for such species as the northwestern pond turtle (Clemmys marmorata) and the Cascades frog (Rana cascadae).
Others include extinction of the golden toad in Costa Rica, massive egg mortalities of the Cascades frog in Oregon, and amphibian declines in Europe, South America, Asia, and Africa.
Not far from the Willamette Valley, in the Cascades Range of Oregon, the Cascades frog (Rana cascadae) and the Western toad (Bufo boreas) are disappearing, even though their habitat has not been significantly disturbed or polluted.