I made My pet bullfrog (that I got at BCCER) a new home
About a 2.5 inch smooth skinned frog next to the artificial stream in the Micke Grove natural plant area. In shadow and difficult to photo.
Frog in the "canal" next to the river path in the Lodi Lake Nature Area. This is right up Dominic's alley. Sorry couldn't get a better picture. Frog looked to be about 3 inches long and smooth skinned.
Coming to surface apparently taking a breath, diving back down, repeating. Many individuals, all about 1.5 to 2 inches long. Saw a red-eared slider in pursuit once but missed the picture.
In ephemeral creek bed on Madrone Trail, Fairfield Osborn Preserve; invasive
Juvenile. Was able to catch him with a net. His slime coat was slimier than previous bullfrogs I had caught.
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...