American Bullfrog

Largest Frog

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American Bullfrogs can reach more than six inches in length; males weigh up to one pound and their calls can be heard from a quarter mile away.  Adults are predatory and will consume snakes, birds, insects, and even other frogs.

http://science.nature.nps.gov/im/units/sodn/AmericanBullfrog.cfm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bullfrog

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Image courtesy of Larry King, GVCC.  This picture was taken 8/16/11 in a bayou area of the Little Sioux River in northwest Iowa. We could hear the frogs calling from our home so I investigated and was rewarded with several photo opportunities.