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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

jasonhill2

Date

July 29, 2015 09:05 PM EDT

Description

Calling from the reeds at the edge of the pond, like a banjo player striking a string.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

American Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

Observer

kassie2

Date

July 29, 2015 06:53 PM CDT

Description

Found while hiking at Starved Rock

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Guej 2009 07 15 11 22 55

What

American Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

Observer

jsguenette

Date

July 15, 2009 04:22 AM EDT

Description

Ouaouaron

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Guej 2015 05 14 10 16 45

What

American Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

Observer

jsguenette

Date

May 14, 2015

Photos / Sounds

What

American Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

Observer

nanorca13

Date

July 27, 2015 04:08 PM PDT

Description

They were all around the shore in the reeds and mud. I've never seen so many frogs scatter when I approached. They also made a strange squeaky quack noise when startled.

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No photos or sounds

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American Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

Observer

annfgilmore

Date

July 25, 2015

Description

pond at edge of woods

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Square

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American Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

Observer

swampy

Date

July 26, 2015

Description

One seen in stream.

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American Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

Observer

jockusch

Date

July 25, 2015 02:40 PM EDT

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No photos or sounds

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American Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

Date

July 25, 2015 09:30 AM EDT

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Square

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American Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

Observer

langaha

Date

July 24, 2015 09:45 PM CDT

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American Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

Observer

karlierae

Date

July 24, 2015 06:35 PM CDT

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No photos or sounds

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American Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

Observer

ladyg

Date

July 21, 2015

Description

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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.