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Name: Michael M.
Status: other 
Age: 50s
Location: N/A
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Date: 7/15/2004


Question:
I know you're going to think I'm nuts but I have caught a bull frog that is a very bright blue when he sits above the water line for any length of time.When he stays under water his color changes to a very deep blue that virtually looks black.I have never seen this before and have been walking ponds for as long as I can remember. Any information would be helpful.


Replies:
Blue bullfrogs are a rare finding, but have been reported. These animals lack the ability to produce the normal yellow pigment in their skin cells.

Laura Hungerford, DVM, MPH, PhD
University of Maryland


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