Loveland frog

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Loveland frog
First reported March, 1955 [1] [2]
Other name(s) Loveland Lizard, Loveland Frogman
Country United States
Region Ohio
Habitat along the Little Miami River

The Loveland Frog (aka the Loveland Lizard) is a legendary humanoid frog described as standing roughly 4 feet (1.2 m) tall, allegedly first spotted in Loveland, Ohio.[1]

University of Cincinnati folklore professor Edgar Slotkin compared the Loveland frog to Paul Bunyan, saying that stories about it have been passed down for "several decades" and that sighting reports seem to come in predictable cycles.[3]

In May 2014, the incidents were made into a musical, titled Hot Damn! It’s the Loveland Frog!.[4]


  1. ^ a b West Budd, Deena. 2010. The Weiser Field Guide to Cryptozoology. Weiser Books. pp.43-45.
  2. ^ Guiley, Rosemary. 1995. Atlas of the Mysterious in North America. p. 103
  3. ^ "Loveland Frog". Associated Press. October 18, 1985. Retrieved 14 March 2014. 
  4. ^ Lee, Marika (May 22, 2014). "‘Loveland Frogman’ gets own musical". Retrieved 12 July 2014. 

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