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Grenouille rousse (fr) / Common frog (en)

Rana temporaria

Description:

Medium-sized frog that could be olive green, grey-brown, brown, olive-brown, grey, yellowish or rufous. Flanks, limbs and backs are covered with irregular dark patches and they usually show a chevron-shaped spot on the back of their neck.

Habitat:

Spotted in grazzing area of the western french bocage. They usually live in damp places near ponds or marshes or in long grass. Found throughout much of Europe.

Notes:

Also callde European common frog or European common brown frog.

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Le Busseau, Poitou-Charentes, Tromelin Island

Spotted on Aug 12, 2013
Submitted on Sep 3, 2013

Spotted for Mission

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