Frogs killing goldfish


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Has anyone come across a frog holding on to a dead goldfish before. I came across this today & not sure if the frog killed the fish or held onto if it was at the bottom If the pond after winter.
Anyone any advice of what I should do if anything other than remove the dead fish?
Thanks steve
 

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During mating season male frogs will latch onto anything including fish, which could result in the death of the fish. Personally, I wouldn’t worry about it, part of nature. Doesnt happen very often at least not in my ponds.
 
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I would guess the fish was alive - frogs don't eat things that are already dead. It may have been an intentional snack, made more accessible by a fish that was moving slower, or as @Jhn suggested a mating behavior. Nature rules.
 
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I relocated a bull frog last summer ( to a larger nearby natural pond ) as it was killing birds ! I just couldn't handle it and it kept happening. I prepare a natural environment to draw birds and I felt like they were just " sitting ducks" for this guy.
 

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