Protection Status


Endangered Species Act

Under the Endangered Species Act (ESA), five species of frogs are currently listed as endangered and three as threatened.

Near Threatened

IUCN Red List

Nearly one-third (32 %) of the world's amphibian species are known to be threatened or extinct. At least 42 % of all species are declining in population, indicating that the number of threatened species can be expected to rise in the future.