Gopher frog hand release Credit Niva Hoffman2021.jpg

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Niva Hoffman/USFWS

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This gopher frog, raised at Edenton National Fish Hatchery, is being released at the Croatan National Forest. The hatchery, NC Wildlife Resources, NC State University's Center for Marine Sciences and Technology, and the US Forest Service are working together to boost numbers of these frogs. The state of North Carolina lists them as endangered.
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Aquatic animals
Aquatic environment
Fish hatcheries
Work of the Service