first I thought it might have been a snake moving in the brush but when I look down I find this bullfrog staring at me lol.. cute fellow but its huge
Tucumcari Lake, east side of Tucumcari, Quay Co., New Mexico, USA.
Numerous young adults here.
square markings on dorsal side make this pickerel?
Lithobates is a taxonomic name for a group of "true frogs", of the family Ranidae. This group of frogs has been defined as a separate genus. The name was defined by Hillis et al. for a subgenus of four Central and South American frogs within the genus Rana: