leopard frog


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leop′ard frog`


n.
a common North American green frog, Rana pipiens, having white-edged dark spots on its back.
[1830–40]
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Noun1.leopard frog - common North American green or brownish frog having white-edged dark oval spotsleopard frog - common North American green or brownish frog having white-edged dark oval spots
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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Herein, we report on our laboratory study in March and April of 2012, where we immobilized early life stages (tadpoles and recently metamorphosed frogs) of American bullfrog, Lithobates catesbeianus, and Southern leopard frog, Lithobates sphenocephalus, using low-voltage electrical current.
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I don't have the ending: ask the Vegas Valley leopard frog.
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The American Bullfrog, Pig Frog, and Southern Leopard Frog are the most sought after, due to their size, abundance, and--you guessed it--tastiness
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