There was a small pond in the woods with an observation deck but cant seem to see it on the map. I saw this Bullfrog and a Green Frog on a mushroom hunt.
This species chorusing.
Three other bullfrogs were present
Green skin fading to brown, sunken in mud.
Habitat: To the left and a few feet away from the raised Cedar Trail walkway. The few feet surrounding the frog did not have any grasses or bushes growing up out of the water like the rest of the surrounding area.
Observations: Frog had a light green body, becoming lighter around the face and nose. Two ridges extended out from the nose back towards the face, but ended at the eyes.
The American bullfrog (Lithobates catesbeianus), often simply known as the bullfrog in Canada and the United States, is an aquatic frog, a member of the family Ranidae, or “true frogs”. This species has traditionally been classified as Rana catesbeiana, however the classification has been changed to Lithobates due to paraphyly in Ranidae. This frog has an olive green back and sides blotched with brownish markings and a whitish belly spotted with yellow or grey. The upper...