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North American Bullfrog

The North American bullfrog is native to the central and eastern U.S. and southeastern Canada. These bullfrogs have been introduced to Hawaii, parts of the western U.S. and Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, South America, Europe, and Asia. They are usually found along the shorelines of permanent… Learn More

Sustainability

Does the harvest for wildlife trade or captive breeding of this species harm wild populations?

Little Cause for Concern

Wild populations appear to be thriving

Invasive Threat

Does the release or escape of this species into the wild harm the environment and/or economy?

Significant Cause for Concern

Invasive in habitats worldwide; widely reported as invasive in Europe, the Americas and Asia.

Ease of Care

Does harvest, captive breeding, transport, or being kept as a pet harm individual animals?

Little Cause for Concern

Relatively easy to care for with understanding of required husbandry.

Health Risks

Does this animal pose a health risk to native wildlife, humans, livestock and agriculture?

Significant Cause for Concern

  • Known to carry the harmful infectious fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd) that causes chytridiomycosis, a disease linked to native frog die offs
  • May carry and transmit Salmonella

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