American Bullfrog (Lithobates catesbeianus)
Neo Tiew Road, 20th December 2008

When I first encountered this bullfrog, it was still very much alive, and sitting by the road just outside Khai Seng Trading & Fish Farm. No prizes for guessing where it had just escaped from.

After some time, the bullfrog attempted to cross the road, and after a few near misses, it was finally struck by a passing car. A horrible end, even for an unwelcome, potentially invasive species.

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Moult of Orange Striped Hermit Crab (Clibanarius infraspinatus)
Changi, 20th June 2008

Bicoloured Fan Clam (Pinna bicolor) (?)
Changi, 13th November 2008

This species can be confused with Pinna atropurpurea and Pinna deltodes, both of which are sometimes still considered synonyms of Pinna bicolor.

Keyhole Sand Dollar (Echinodiscus truncatus)
Tanah Merah, 8th February 2009

Trumpeter Perch (Pelates quadrilineatus)
Changi, 2nd November 2008

It is likely that this Trumpeter Perch had been caught by an angler, and instead of being thrown back, was left on the path to die.