American Bullfrog

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American Bullfrog (Rana catesbeiana)
Upper Seletar Reservoir Park, 5th May 2017

Asian Toad

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Asian Toad (Duttaphrynus melanostictus)
Lorong Halus, 29th May 2018

East Asian Ornate Chorus Frog

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East Asian Ornate Chorus Frog (Microhyla fissipes)
Windsor Nature Park, 9th May 2017

Daily Decay (8th February 2018)

Daily Decay (8th February 2018): Asian Toad (Duttaphrynus melanostictus) @ Lorong Halus

Asian Toad (Duttaphrynus melanostictus)
Pasir Ris, 15th April 2017

It is likely that this Asian Toad had been run over by someone on a bicycle or electric scooter, as it was found on the pavement.

Banded Bullfrog (Kaloula pulchra)
Pasir Ris, 29th May 2017

Given that this particular stretch of pavement is heavily used by cyclists, and the somewhat flattened nature of the carcass, it is possible that this particular Banded Bullfrog had been mortally wounded and died after being run over by a bicycle.

American Bullfrog (Rana (Aquarana) catesbeiana)
Tampines Quarry, 11th September 2016

Two juvenile American Bullfrogs were found along the shore of the lake in Tampines Quarry. They were alive when first spotted, but had died by the time they were seen again an hour later. The other individual was featured in an earlier instalment of Daily Decay.

Young, newly metamorphosed American Bullfrogs are widely sold in aquarium shops in Singapore as live food for large predatory fishes, although it’s possible that these juveniles are also purchased to be used as bait for anglers, or are deliberately released by well-meaning people who do not understand the ecological harm that can result from releasing potentially invasive species.