Washington County, Maine, US
Juvenile. Found dead in the 258 canal in Unit 1.
One of two seen along the pond. The bullfrogs here get quite large.
Observed sitting 5m from pond in park on grass. Other frogs calling nearby.
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...