American Bullfrog

Rana catesbeiana

Description:
American Bullfrog
Facts:

A very large frog that grows up to 20cm in length. Noted for its loud bovine like call. Introduced via the pet trade in the UK and by tadpoles coming in amongst aquatic plants. Breeds readily in the UK and is a voracious predator. There is currently an attempt to eradicate the known breeding populations. In

Introduced:

1970's
Origin:
North America
Location:
Kent & Sussex
Status:
Breeding poulation under attempt to exterminate
Problems:
Comments:
Voracious predator danger to much UK wildlife.