American Bullfrog

This frog gets its name from the cow-like call it uses to mark its territory. Males will also display to each other and even wrestle for dominance.

A slow developing frog, it may remain in the tadpole stage for as long as two years.

North America

At A Glance


Freshwater ponds, lakes, marshes


Insects, mice, fish, birds, snakes


Central and Eastern US, Southern Canada, Mexico