Marsh Frog

Rana ridibunda

Description:
Facts:

This large frog species was a garden escapee from a home on the edge of Romney Marsh in the 1930s.

It has spread since to cover a large area of Kent and East Sussex.

It has a distinctive laughing call and is rarely found very far from water.

Introduced:

1934
Origin:
Eastern Europe
Location:
South West England (Kent and E Sussex)
Status:
Increasing
Problems:
Comments:
None known