During my recent visit to Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma, I came upon an incredible gathering of juvenile Bullfrogs. As I made my way down one of the service roads, these frogs caught my eye and I was amazed by their sheer number. Although I have only captured a fraction of them in this photo, there were many more of these fascinating creatures to be seen.

Army Of American Bullfrogs

Army Of American Bullfrogs

Young bullfrogs gather in groups for several reasons, including:

  1. Safety in numbers: By gathering in groups, young bullfrogs can reduce their risk of predation and increase their chances of survival.

  2. Social interaction: Grouping allows young bullfrogs to interact with one another, establish hierarchies, and form bonds.

  3. Foraging opportunities: By gathering in groups, young bullfrogs can take advantage of food resources that might not be available to them individually.

  4. Mating opportunities: Young bullfrogs may gather in groups as a way of attracting mates and increasing their chances of successful reproduction.

Overall, grouping is a beneficial behavior for young bullfrogs and helps to ensure their survival and growth.

Army Of Frogs

Gear Used:

  • Camera: Canon EOS R7
  • Lens: RF100-500 mm F4.5-7.1 L IS USM


  • Location: Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge (Oklahoma)
  • Date and Time Taken: September 20, 2022 (8:17 A. M.)
  • Exposure Mode: Manual
  • Aperture: f16
  • Shutter speed: 1/800
  • ISO: 2500 (Auto)
  • Focal Length: 500 mm

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