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Perez’s Frog, Pelophylax perezi

Perez’s Frog (Pelophylax Perezi) is a species of frog belonging to the Ranidae family. It’s found in southern France, Spain, Portugal, and two sites in the United Kingdom. In Spain, it is very abundant, as evidenced by its Spanish name rana comun, meaning “common frog”.

Its natural habitats include temperate forests, temperate shrubland, Mediterranean-type shrubby vegetation, intermittent rivers, rivers, swamps, freshwater lakes, intermittent freshwater lakes, freshwater marshes, sandy shores, intermittent freshwater marshes, arable land, and urban areas. It isn’t considered threatened by the IUCN.

Image Caption: Perez’s Frog (Pelophylax perezi). Burgos, Spain. Credit: David Perez/Wikipedia (CC BY 3.0)

Perezs Frog Pelophylax perezi