Frogs by Country

Frogs and Toads of Nova Scotia, Canada

Frogs and Toads of Nova Scotia, Canada


True Frog Family – Ranidae

Green Frog

The Green Frog’s dorsal ridge is incomplete but runs most of the way down its back.

American Bullfrog

The American Bullfrog is the largest frog in the country. It does not have a dorsal ridge.

Northern Leopard Frog
Pickeral Frog

The Northern Leopard Frog has circular spots over its body while the  Pickeral Frog has more square like dots.

Wood Frog

The Wood Frog has a dark mask around its face.

Tree Frog Family – Hylidae

Spring Peeper

The Spring Peeper is the only tree frog in the province. They have a X shape mark on their back.


True Toad Family – Bufonidae

American Toad

The American Toad is the only toad in the whole province.


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