Frogs by Country

Frogs and Toads of Yukon, Northwest Territories, and Nunavut, Canada

Frogs and Toads of Yukon, Canada

Common Name: Western Toad
Scientific Name: Anaxyrus boreas
Location: Southeastern edge
Breeding Season: 

The Western Toad is the only toad in the territory.

Wood Frog (Rana sylvatica)

Common Name: Wood Frog
Scientific Name: Rana sylvatica
Location: 
Breeding Season: 

The Wood Frog is found farther north than most of the other frogs and toads in the territory. They have a dark mask around their face.

Common Name: Columbia Spotted Frog
Scientific Name: Rana luteiventris
Location: Southern part
Breeding Season: 

The Columbia Spotted Frog has small spots that are lighter on the inside.

Common Name: Boreal Chorus Frog
Scientific Name: Pseudacris maculata
Location: Southern edge
Breeding Season: 

Here’s a video of their call

Frogs and Toads of Northwest Territories, Canada

American Toad (Anaxyrus americanus)

Common Name: American Toad
Scientific Name: Anaxyrus americanus
Location: Southern part
Breeding Season: 

The American Toad is the only toad in the territory.

Common Name: Boreal Chorus Frog
Scientific Name: Pseudacris maculata
Location: 
Breeding Season: 

The Boreal Chorus Frog is the only tree frog in the Northwest territories. It has three stripes that run down its back. Here’s a video of their call.

Wood Frog (Rana sylvatica)

Common Name: Wood Frog
Scientific Name: Rana sylvatica
Location: 
Breeding Season: 

The Wood Frog is the only true frog in the Northwest territory.  Its found along the southern and western edge of the territory.

Frogs and Toads of Nunavut, Canada

American Toad (Anaxyrus americanus)

Common Name: American Toad
Scientific Name: Anaxyrus americanus
Location: Southern edge
Breeding Season: 

The American Toad is the only toad in the territory.

Wood Frog (Rana sylvatica)

Common Name: Wood Frog
Scientific Name: Rana sylvatica
Location: Southern edge
Breeding Season: 

The Wood Frog is the only frog in the territory.

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