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Old 07-22-2013, 01:54 PM   #15301
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Is that a camel toad?

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My safe just got deliverd a little bit ago, now to buy more stuff to fill it up with. I dont know why they are sideways. It showed rightside up when I uploaded them.
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Our pond in the back yard is the center of life for quite a few animals. Mostly our own chickens, ducks and geese. We have visitors, some welcome, some not (raccoons, coyotes). We have always heard the frogs at night. Never saw any much larger than a silver dollar.

Then.. one day, we saw this jumping across the back porch.
That's an American Bullfrog. They are an invasive species and will outcompete or eat all other species in your pond over time except for bass which are equipped to compete. Then they become cannibals.
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That's an American Bullfrog. They are an invasive species and will outcompete or eat all other species in your pond over time except for bass which are equipped to compete. Then they become cannibals.
Gee, that's only slightly better than "Endangered Species"..
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Gee, that's only slightly better than "Endangered Species"..
Opposite end of the scale. You want to eradicate invasives. They will outcompete endangered species and wipe them out completely. Here in CA the bullfrog was introduced to compete in the Calavaras Jumping Frog contest immortalized by Mark Twain. Now they are found throughout the state. I think there have been other frogs introduced because of the jumping frog contest as well, like the Goliath Frog from Africa.
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That's an American Bullfrog. They are an invasive species and will outcompete or eat all other species in your pond over time except for bass which are equipped to compete. Then they become cannibals.
He needs some Cajuns as neighbors. Problem would quickly go away : )
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He needs some Cajuns as neighbors. Problem would quickly go away : )
I lived out in the Sacramento area for a couple of years when I was younger where a buddy and I would go out frogging dang near every night and fishind during the day. Great fun and lots of good eats!
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Opposite end of the scale.
Yup.... and my assessment still stands
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yep. . ..
Look at those legs.......
Now I know where the French (Frogs) got the idea for their camouflage.





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