• East view from Crissy Field overlook with old Coast Guard station on left and city on right

    Presidio of San Francisco

    California

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Bullfrog

North American Bullfrog
A North American Bullfrog similar to what might be found at the Presidio.
© Twan Leenders, 2003
 

Natural History: The Bullfrog is an introduced species in the Presidio and is detrimental to native species.

General Distribution: This species can be found in ponds and streams and has been sighted at Mountain Lake.

Frequency: The Bullfrog is uncommon within the Presidio.

Identifying Characteristics: This is a large frog (9 - 20 cm). It has an olive, green, or brown body with dark bands on its legs. Its underside is a white-gray. It has a conspicuous eardrum with a fold of skin above.

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Did You Know?

Seacoast Artillerymen

The U.S. Army maintained a post at the Presidio for nearly 150 years. The Presidio's garrison included troops from all major combat arms: infantry, cavalry, and artillery.