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Ptychadena pumilio

Ptychadena pumilio is a species of frog belonging to the Ranidae family. It can be found in Benin, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Central African Republic, Ivory Coast, Ethiopia, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, possibly Burkina Faso, possibly Chad, possibly Gambia, possibly Ghana, possibly Guinea, possibly Guinea-Bissau, possibly Liberia, possibly Mauritania, possibly Niger, possibly Sudan, possibly Togo, and possibly Uganda.

Its natural habitats include tropical or subtropical moist lowland forests, dry and moist savanna, tropical or subtropical wet or flooded lowland grassland, tropical or subtropical high-altitude grassland, rivers, freshwater marshes and intermittent freshwater marshes, pastureland, ponds, canals, ditches, and rural gardens.

Image Caption: Ptychadena pumilio. Arli NP, Burkina Faso. Credit: Marco Schmidt/Wikipedia (CC BY-SA 2.5)

Ptychadena pumilio