Such lovely creatures!!!
Lithobates catesbeianus (formerly Rana catesbeiana)
Lithobates is Greek, Litho means “A stone”, bates means “One that walks or haunts.”
Species: catesbeianus is in honor of Mark Catesby (1679-1749)
Image take in June at the wetlands of Sugar Hollow Park in Bristol, Virginia (USA) in SW Virginia (USA) in the middle Appalachian Mnts. www.chstudios.net
Camera Info.- Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSi
3rd runner up in the Nature Photography group top ten challenge, (Amphibians & Reptiles Category) – Family – Ranidae – “True” Frogs- Oct. 2011
Nature Photography Challenge group- Featured Nov. 2011