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Lithobates clamitans melanotus
Found him down basement stairs. I think it's a young bullfrog
Hi and welcome to Project Noah. This is a great spotting! The green frog is very similar to the American bullfrog, and here's the easiest way to tell them apart: if you look behind the eye, there's what's known as a dorsolateral fold, and it goes all the way from the eye to the thigh. That makes it a green frog. The American bullfrog has a fold that wraps around the tympanum (ear, basically) and ends there. It doesn't continue down the side of the body at all. Again, welcome to PN!
Spotted on May 22, 2012 Submitted on May 22, 2012
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