California red-legged frog

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California red-legged frog
Rana draytonii
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Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Ranidae
Genus: Rana
R. draytonii
Binomial name
Rana draytonii
Baird & Girard, 1852

Rana aurora draytonii Baird & Girard, 1852

The California red-legged frog (Rana draytonii) is a semi-aquatic frog. It is part of the Ranidae frogs or "true frogs". The California red-legged frog are endemic to California and Baja California, Mexico. The frog is a near threatened species. It is protected by law.[2]

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  1. Hammerson, Geoffrey (2008). "Rana draytonii". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2008: e.T136113A4240307. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2008.RLTS.T136113A4240307.en.
  2. "USFWS Species Profile". Archived from the original on 2012-04-05. Retrieved 2012-07-17.

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