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In mountainous wetlands of the western US, the Cascades frog (Rana cascadae) is one of several amphibian species experiencing stress from the combined effects of climate change and introduced predators. Ephemeral or shallow ponds in these areas are a haven for native amphibians because they are free from predatory fish; however, climate change makes these pond habitats increasingly vulnerable to drying.