So, you were thinking about what frog poop looks like. To many people, this may sound weird, but as a frog enthusiast myself, I remember when I first wondered about it too.
There are lots of reasons to think about frog poop. For instance, you may have a garden and wonder if you could identify a frog by the droppings they leave behind. Maybe you found some droppings that you think are frog droppings but you want to be sure. Or maybe you’re simply curious about frogs!
With this article, I hope to answer all of your frog poop questions.
Do frogs poop?
Yes, frogs do poop. Like all animals, frogs need to get rid of waste after eating. They do this by excreting faeces, or “poop”.
So far, that’s not very surprising. However, it’s not the fact that frogs poop that will surprise you. It’s what the poop looks like…
Frog poop pictures
Let’s take a look at some frog poop pictures to see what it looks like.
As a kid I always thought that frog poop would be little, like rabbit droppings. I thought this because frogs are little. However, when my dad pointed out frog droppings for the first time, it wasn’t anything like I imagined. These were definitely not cute little rabbit poops…
Look at the picture below and you’ll see that a frog can excrete a HUGE amount of waste in comparison to its body size.
I was surprised by that! Were you?
How big is frog poop?
If you’re still in doubt that frog poop is huge compared to the frog’s body size, check out this picture.
This is a normal sized frog dropping with a 1 inch (2.3 cm) coin beside it.
What does toad poop look like?
Frogs are not the only one who can poop like giants. Toads can do it too!
Below is a picture of a toad doing a giant poop. If you want to see more, you can… there is a video and, if you really want to, you can click the image to see it.
This video, in particular, shocked me quite a bit. In particular, the idea that a toad could poop something like a quarter of its own body was an idea I couldn’t get my head around.
More frog poop images
Now that you have seen what a frog’s waste looks like, here are some pictures of frog poop in different conditions. For instance, the photo below shows frog droppings next to a pool.
People who aren’t familiar with frog droppings sometimes see this and think it is algae by the pool or just dirt. But it’s often frogs that are the culprits! This is why I suggest trying to keep frogs out of your pool if you can.
Finally, here is a picture that I found on Reddit. It’s an image of a tree frog pooping on some unfortunate person’s door!
So there you go!
Who knew that you could enjoy an article about frog poop?!
I want to thank you for reading this article. I hope you have learned what frog and toad droppings look like, and just how big they can be.
If you learned anything, it is probably the amazing fact that frogs and toads can poop almost a quarter of their own body length!