Please tell me this is NOT a baby Bullfrog


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That's what I thought but the image @Burd posted looks like the ridges extend down the frog's back, at least to me it does
Burds are green frogs, they have the ridge down the back. Bull frogs have the ridge wrapping the ear. No ridge going down the back.
 
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I love frogs. I have quite a few. Where I sit by the pond daily, they are pretty tame. If I walk around to the other side of the pond, they jump in the water and hide. The tadpoles take for cover, as soon as they see me. When they turn into a frog, they are completely fearless. I have to put my hand under water to get them off from me.
 
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I trust you, I will keep it! Thank you!

I've always loved frogs around my pond, until this year when the Bullfrog ate all the frogs and then went after my two smaller koi...now when I see a frog I freak out!
Bullfrogs are not indigenous to california and they dont want them released into the wild. They will eat all our native frogs, they are very aggressive eaters. My bullfrogs laid eggs, pond was filled with over a hundred big polywogs. When they grew legs and started to climb out of pond, the other 6 bullfrogs ate every single one of them. They ate the 150 tiny tree frogs i added to my yard as well. They can eat mice, snakes, koi & 1000 mosqiitos a day. Oh my!
 
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I keep putting the toads and frogs I find around the yard into the pond stream but they never stay around.
 
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Not a bull frog NOPE...... Leopard frog yeah in some line of that family
 
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Agreed the posts on page 1 are leopard frogs the post on this page no doubt are toads.
 

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I just leave all the frogs in my pond, not much point in trying to relocate bullfrogs where I live as there will be another to take its place in short order. Besides I look at the bullfrogs as fish population control in my big pond. Now, my smaller terrapin pond has a tighter weave net to keep the bullfrogs out from a few years ago when the turtles where hatchlings. Currently those guys are about 4” across, so don’t need to worry about the bullfrogs chowing on them anymore. Hawks and herons still need to stay away though.
 
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I just leave all the frogs in my pond, not much point in trying to relocate bullfrogs where I live as there will be another to take its place in short order. Besides I look at the bullfrogs as fish population control in my big pond. Now, my smaller terrapin pond has a tighter weave net to keep the bullfrogs out from a few years ago when the turtles where hatchlings. Currently those guys are about 4” across, so don’t need to worry about the bullfrogs chowing on them anymore. Hawks and herons still need to stay away though.
I shoot 25+ bullfrogs every year, this last year was the first with no big bullfrogs. So I think I'm getting somewhere.
 
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I just leave all the frogs in my pond, not much point in trying to relocate bullfrogs where I live as there will be another to take its place in short order. Besides I look at the bullfrogs as fish population control in my big pond. Now, my smaller terrapin pond has a tighter weave net to keep the bullfrogs out from a few years ago when the turtles where hatchlings. Currently those guys are about 4” across, so don’t need to worry about the bullfrogs chowing on them anymore. Hawks and herons still need to stay away though.
I shoot 25+ bullfrogs every year, this last year was the first with no big bullfrogs. So I think I'm getting somewhere.
 
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