Bullfrogs and Green Frogs: Ambush Hunters of the Wetlands

WILDER SIDE OF OAKLAND COUNTY The American bullfrog (Lithobates catesbeianus) is the largest frog species of Oakland County, or for that matter anywhere in North America. Some specimens weigh over a pound and may be 10 inches long. They are a meaty mouthful for many predators and a slippery handful for a naturalist. Several years … Continue reading Bullfrogs and Green Frogs: Ambush Hunters of the Wetlands

Last Call for the Eastern Gray Treefrog

Wilder Side of Oakland County Hungry snakes, branch-hopping birds, ravenous red squirrels and bigger frogs eat them. Nature-savvy adults smile at them in gardens. Little kids are mesmerized when one of these sticky toe padded predator with beautiful eyes crawls up the exterior of a window on a late summer evening to peer inside. The … Continue reading Last Call for the Eastern Gray Treefrog