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  • German
    • Nordamerikanischer Ochsenfrosch
    • Amerikanischer Ochsenfrosch
  • Scientific Names
    • Lithobates catesbeianus
    • Rana catesbeiana
  • English
    • American Bullfrog
    • Bullfrog
    • Common Bullfrog
  • French
    • ouaouaron
    • Grenouille-taureau
  • Spanish
    • Rana toro
  • Italian
    • Rana toro

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Recent observations

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What

American Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

Observer

coachwhipbooks

Date

September 3, 2015

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American Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

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allenratzlaff

Date

September 3, 2015 03:39 PM EDT

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American Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

Observer

woodcountyparks

Date

September 1, 2015 06:53 PM EDT

Description

In the Cricket Frog Cove pond

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No photos or sounds

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American Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

Observer

dpalmeri

Date

September 30, 2012

Description

Vocalization, no visual.

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American Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

Observer

sambiology

Date

September 2, 2015

Description

I *think* this might be a young bullfrog... It was maybe 2.5 inches (60 mm)...

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American Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

Observer

jaykeller

Date

August 2, 2015 11:40 AM PDT

Place

Santee, CA (Google, OSM)

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American Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

Observer

clintalexander88

Date

September 1, 2015 06:19 PM EDT

Description

Individuals: 1
Age(s): Adult
Length (cm): N/A
Gender: N/A
Behaviour: Sitting in water
Air Temperature: 25 Degrees C
Water Temperature: N/A
Altitude: Aprox. 94 Meters
Weather Conditions: Sunny
Habitat: Pond

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American Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

Date

September 1, 2015

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American Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

Observer

finatic

Date

August 7, 2015 12:37 PM PDT

Description

Penobscot County, Maine, US

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American Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

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muir

Date

August 30, 2015 01:00 PM EDT

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American Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

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erikamitchell

Date

July 26, 2015 12:53 PM EDT

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American Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

Observer

direbecca

Date

August 29, 2015

Description

2 individuals in pond

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Description from Wikipedia

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...

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Conservation Summary

Source: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.2. . Downloaded on 10 November 2011.