Oregon Spotted Frog

Oregon Spotted Frog

Oregon spotted frog (Rana pretiosa) Species Status: Endangered in Canada; Vulnerable globally (IUCN assessment) Action Required: Conservation breeding, headstarting, reintroduction and population augmentation The Oregon spotted frog’s scientific name “pretiosa” means...
Pacific Pond Turtle

Pacific Pond Turtle

Pacific pond turtle (Actinemys marmorata) Species Status: Extirpated from Canada Action Required: Reintroduction  Although these reptiles were once common in southern British Columbia, not a single Pacific pond turtle has been spotted in Canada since 1959....