New Protections Being Offered For Threatened Frogs In Ventura, Los Angeles Counties By Lance Orozco • Mar 4, 2016 ShareTweetEmail California Red-Legged Frog Listen Listening... / 0:50 New effort underway to help threatened California Red-Legged Frogs. Numbers of the California Red-legged frog (Rana draytonii) have been dwindling. Lance Orozco reports on efforts to make a safe zone for these native amphibians. Tags: cal coast newsfrogsendangered speciesred-legged frogsconservationShareTweetEmail Related Content Early Signs Suggest Another Difficult Year For Sea Lion Pups, Experts Tell Lawmakers By Amy Quinton - Capital Public Radio • Mar 2, 2016 Listen Listening... / 0:51 Amy Quinton reports from Sacramento, California, where lawmakers heard from experts about the outlook for sea lion pups in 2016. Sea lions - especially pups - are starving and malnourished. Scientists say the fate of some sea lions this year may not be much better than last year, when 33-hundred pups were stranded.