Common Frogs can be seen near garden ponds. They quickly dive into ponds if they get disturbed. Common Frogs can sometimes be seen jumping through long grass. The Common Frog can be recognised by its large sticky-out eyes which are situated quite high up on each side of its face. The eyes are an orange-yellow colour with large black pupils. The Common Frog also seems to have a relatively pointed nose.
The Common Frog has quite a sturdy-looking body. The upper part of the body is normally an olive-yellow colour with lots of dark blotches and spots all over it. Sometimes the upper part of the body can be a grey-brown colour or an olive-green colour.
The Common Frog has a pale greyish white throat. The under part of the body is also a greyish white colour. Sometimes the female Common Frog has an orange coloured underside. The underside of the body has lots of little brown or orange speckles all over it. The average length of a Common Frog is about eight centimetres. The female is slightly bigger than the male. Both the male and the female Common Frog have a dark brown patch behind each eye.
The Common Frog has two legs at the back and two legs at the front. The front legs are shorter than the back legs. The back legs are very strong and masculine. The Common Frog uses the back legs to jump. A Common Frog can jump up to fifty centimetres.