Thanks to Steve Terry and his sixth-grade son for this project bibliography about red-legged frogs.

Photo by Peter Drekmeier

Project bibliography:

1. California Resources Agency, "California Coastal Act," California Public Resources Code, § 30000 et seq., 1996

2. Center for Biological Diversity, "The California Red-Legged Frog," Tucson, AZ
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3. Defenders of Wildlife, California Red-Legged Frog, Washington, DC <>

4. Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior, "Part III, 50 CFR Part 17, Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Proposed Designation of Critical Habitat for the California Red-Legged Frog (Rana aurora draytonii); Proposed Rule," Federal Register, Vol. 65, No. 176, Sep. 11, 2000

5. Linley, Mike, Discovering Frogs and Toads, New York, The Bookwright Press, 1986.

6. Martin, James, Frogs, New York, Crown Publishers, Inc., 1997.

7. Parker, Steve, Frogs and Toads, San Francisco, Sierra Club Books, 1992.

8. Rice, Eric, Feds OK frog ponds at slide, Half Moon Bay Review p.1A, 27 Dec. 2000.

9. University of California, Davis, Carlos Davidson, Information Center for the Environment, <>

[This one includes nice picture of frog and map of range.]

Other resources:

FrogWeb: Amphibian Declines & Deformities:

Online frog exhibit at the exploratorium:

For just plain slaphappy, grade-school-level fun where they will be regaled by the stupid frog joke of the day:
("What did the frog say to the fly? You are really starting to bug me!") and much much more:

March 6, 2001 news release by U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, CRITICAL HABITAT DESIGNATED FOR CALIFORNIA RED-LEGGED FROG

March 7, 2001 Mercury News Article by Paul Rogers, "California species protection is giant leap for red-legged frog," MILLIONS OF ACRES COVERED IN BID TO SAVE A WESTERN ICON: