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American Bullfrog

Lithobates catesbeianus


American Bullfrog spotted in a marshy area of the Mount Pisgah Arboretum, near Springfield, Oregon. Any help identifying would be greatly appreciated.

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ForestDragon 6 years ago

No problem! They can have some variation in color, all of your images are very nice.

SargonR 6 years ago

You know, with the unique markings I wasn't sure if they were different species or not. But after looking into it I am sure you are right. Especially after reading an article which stated juveniles "chirp" then retreat into the water when startled. This was definitely the case. Thanks once again!

ForestDragon 6 years ago

It looks like all of your recent frog photos are of American Bullfrogs, Lithobates catesbeianus!

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Oregon, USA

Spotted on Jun 19, 2014
Submitted on Jul 25, 2014

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