Bullfrog May Be Ohio’s Official Amphibian

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Bullfrog May Be Ohio’s Official Amphibian

Ohio bill to designate bullfrog as official state amphibian.

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Ohio State Rep. Jim Hughes introduced legislation calling for the bullfrog, Rana catesbeiana, to be named the official amphibian of Ohio.

Ohio House Bill 462 has been assigned to the House Committee on State Government & Elections, where it awaits its first public hearing.


Reps. Larry Flowers, Courtney Combs and Kevin Bacon served as co-sponsors for the bill.

The bullfrog has also been named the state amphibian of Missouri and Oklahoma.

For more information about the legislation, click here.