The american bullfrogs role in the environment

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Unformatted text preview: desirable taste, and therefore, the bullfrog population has been able to thrive and expand throughout many freshwater lakes and rivers without predators. Similarly, bullfrogs can easily adapt to modified environments by humans, have a longer breeding season, and are cannibalistic and will not hesitate to consume other frogs. The American Bullfrog’s role in the environment includes: - Consumer of a variety of different animals and insects - Control the population of insect pests and animals such as snakes and mice Benefits: - Controls insect pests and animals - Important for medical research as their body is similar to those of higher animals - Bred/hunted for their frog legs Threats: - Drives many frog species and animals to extinction because of their c...
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This note was uploaded on 02/12/2014 for the course CHEM 011 taught by Professor Gallant during the Fall '11 term at Holy Cross Regional High School.

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