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When he finds her, he grasps her waist with his forearms and fertilizes her eggs as they are laid.The female lays several hundred eggs in a firm, gelatinous mass, often attached to a stem or other object just below the water’s surface. In the wild, the vast majority of leopard frogs do not survive their first year.Juveniles and adults are preyed upon by many creatures, including various mammals, birds, snakes, turtles, larger frogs and fishes. "Southern Leopard Frog Rana sphenocephala." Davidson Herpetology. https://fbcdn.net/hphotos-xpa1/v/t1.0-9/11136637_1020548... This one secreted a white liquid on it's back when rubbing it. If you live in another state, you may want to search the web for wildlife information specific to your state, contact your local library for help researching your question, or contact your state's wildlife agency. NC Species Database (NC Wildlife Resources Commission) hope this helps!
by Jeff Beane and Matthew Godfrey North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission. Primarily live insects and other invertebrates, occasionally small vertebrates.Breeding frogs often congregate and lay many egg masses in a small area. Tadpoles feed on algae and other organic material and may grow to about 3 in. The southern leopard frog occurs in the eastern United States from Long Island to the Florida Keys; westward to eastern Texas, Oklahoma, and Kansas; and northward in the Mississippi Valley to northern Missouri and central Illinois and Indiana.In North Carolina it occurs throughout the Coastal Plain and most of the Piedmont but is absent from most of the Mountain Region.The taxonomic status of leopard frogs has been widely debated.At one time, all were regarded as a single species, Rana pipiens.