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Leopard Frog...

Postby millipede » Mon Oct 27, 2008 1:37 pm

originally posted Nov 11, 2006

According to my books, this is a Southern Leopard Frog. Found this under some plywood that is next to this little 20 gallon pond I have. Kind of interesting, I believe I had a LOT of tree frogs hatch out of that pond and it's only 20 gallons. Someday, I'll have a REAL pond.

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Re: Leopard Frog...

Postby VirginiaCowgirl » Mon Oct 27, 2008 1:38 pm

He's an odd lookin' little bugger! How big is he? (It's kinda hard to tell from the pic.)

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Re: Leopard Frog...

Postby millipede » Mon Oct 27, 2008 1:38 pm

hmmm... maybe the size of a baseball?

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Re: Leopard Frog...

Postby Heather_feather » Mon Oct 27, 2008 1:39 pm

Wow! That's a big frog....and weird looking.

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Re: Leopard Frog...

Postby millipede » Mon Oct 27, 2008 1:39 pm

what do you find weird about it? The narrow snout? If I see it again, I can try to get a picture from another angle. The leopard frog is quite a common sight in many states... chances are you've seen them before, hopping across streets and such.

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Re: Leopard Frog...

Postby Heather_feather » Mon Oct 27, 2008 1:39 pm

Those little vein/line things on its back are weird.

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Re: Leopard Frog...

Postby VirginiaCowgirl » Mon Oct 27, 2008 1:40 pm

He's fat in the body and skinny in the nose. I guess that's why he's odd looking. I don't think I've ever seen one before.

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Re: Leopard Frog...

Postby millipede » Mon Oct 27, 2008 1:41 pm

there's a few types of frogs that have those lines on them... and plenty that have a skinny nose like that. I think you girls just don't pay that much attention to frogs :P

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Re: Leopard Frog...

Postby VirginiaCowgirl » Mon Oct 27, 2008 1:41 pm

Why should we? We have more interesting things to pay attention to. ;)

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Re: Leopard Frog...

Postby Heather_feather » Mon Oct 27, 2008 1:42 pm

I pay attention to frogs! Like at a cc meet I found a frog and named it Herman, then I showed it to our whole team and released it back "into the wild!"


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