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Re: bullfrogs

OK, eeeewww! And that makes me think of the time my Dad came home after a
frog 'gigging' trip on the lake (around midnight) and of course we HAD to
get up and see the big frogs. One tried to get away and I recall either my
dad or his friend whacking it on the head with a lead pipe. Oh the joys of
growing up in the country.....and I still will not eat frog legs.

Andrea H
Beaufort, SC
Zone 8b

----- Original Message -----
From: "Melody" <mhobertm@excite.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Friday, June 27, 2003 2:08 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] bullfrogs

> When I was a little girl (maybe 7?), my dad went fishing one time and
> came home with 6 huge bullfrogs on a stringer line, still alive and
> jumping, which he then proceeded to put in our kitchen sink before he
> got around to killing them later that night for supper. In the meantime,
> it was my job to stand there with a broom and whack them back into the
> sink every time one of those little &#$@% jumped out onto the
> countertop! Needless to say, I cannot to this day think of bullfrogs
> without thinking of that entirely frightening experience and how nobody
> at supper that night enjoyed eating them more than I did!!!!!!!! LOL!!!
> Melody, IA (Z 5/4)
> "The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious."
> --Albert Einstein
>  --- On Wed 06/25,  < TeichFlora@aol.com > wrote:
> From:  [mailto: TeichFlora@aol.com]
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Date: Wed, 25 Jun 2003 07:38:01 EDT
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] bullfrogs
> Did know that the bullfrog is the largest frog in North America....not
> sure <br>about it's exact native or naturalized areas, but it is an
> introduced species <br>here and out west where it is not native and
> causes much harm to the native <br>species, as its behavior is well
> explained in your posting.<br><br>Many folks have (introduce) bullfrogs
> in their ponds.....the frogs are <br>enjoyable, sociable little critters
> until they are large, then everyone of them <br>wants to relocate them
> away from their ponds....unfortunately this is usually in <br>the
> wild.<br>Noreen<br>zone 9<br>Texas Gulf Coast<br><br><br>In a message
> dated 6/24/2003 11:06:11 PM Central Standard Time,
> <br>gardenchat-owner@hort.net writes:<br><br>> <br>> Did you mean that
> the bullfrog is not native to your area? Rana <br>> catesbeiana is a
> North American native amphibian, at least to the area <br>> east of the
> high plains. It is our largest frog, and eats anything it <br>> can get
> into its mouth including bab
> y birds and (reportedly) bats! We <br>> discovered this to our dismay,
> when DH discovered one trapped in the <br>> sieve around the pump for
> our pond in late fall. He brought it in and <br>> put it into the
> terrarium with our firebellied toads. Needless to say, <br>> it thought
> it had died and gone to heaven! After one toad disappeared <br>> and the
> others cowered and refused to come out in the open, the <br>> bullfrog
> got his own quarters until spring!<br>>
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