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Eastern Tailed Frog (Ascaphus montanus)

Created: February 2nd, 2011 - 11:42 PM
Last Modified: February 5th, 2011 - 01:41 PM
Entered by: Gary Nafis
Record 62391
Country:
United States
State:
Idaho
County:
Idaho County
Time:
2003-09-14 22:00:00
Qty:
1
Age:
Larva
Sex:
--
Method:
Visual encounter
Habitat:
Creek waterfall in evergreen forest
Body Temperature:
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Air Temperature:
58.00F
Ground Temperature:
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Humidity:
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Sky Conditions:
Clear
Moon Phase:
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Elevation:
2000.00ft
Barometric Pressure:
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Notes

Seen on top of rock in creek approx. 8 inches above the water, in the splash zone beneath a waterfall.

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Comments

Posted by Gary Nafis on Feb 05, 2011 at 01:42 PM

It was moving around and foraging on the rock, so it must have somehow climbed up there. The waterfall spray gave it plenty of moisture.

Posted by Jonathan Hakim on Feb 05, 2011 at 07:41 AM

Very cool - do you think it "climbed" up there or just happened to fall on the rock coming down the waterfall?