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Critters of the Elms

Bull Frog: May 2011

This is a male bullfrog. You can tell it is a male because of its bright yellow chin and throat.

photos copyright Hester Burch

This large bullfrog was found by students in Frog Pond May 2011.

Green Tree Frog:Oct. 2011

photos copyright Hester Burch

This green tree frog was found by visiting 7th graders, it was climbing on some cattail plants near frog pond in October 2011.

Fowlers Toad: Aug. 2011

photos copyright Hester Burch

Not sure if what you found is a Fowler's toad or an American toad?

A Fowler's toad like this one has three or more warts in each of it's largest dark spots. An American toad will have only one or two warts per dark spot.

Fowler's Toad (Bufo fowleri) found at Elms Aug. 2011.

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