American Bullfrog

We have always heard them during our travels at Chassahowitzka WMA, but never seemed to have been able to photograph them.

American Bullfrog
American Bullfrog | August 15

Some interesting facts about the American Bullfrog…..

  • Live up to 9 years
  • Circular eardrums also called tympanum that are on either side of their heads
  • Males are aggressive and will protect their territory
  • Ambush predators
  • Females are slightly larger than the males
  • Females can lay up to 20,000 eggs

 


Links:

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/animals/amphibians/a/american-bullfrog/

http://ufwildlife.ifas.ufl.edu/frogs/americanbullfrog.shtml

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_bullfrog

http://wec.ufl.edu/extension/wildlife_info/frogstoads/rana_catesbeiana.php

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