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African Red Toad Schismaderma Carens
2013-11-22 13:31:33

The African Red Toad, Schismaderma Carens, known also as the African Split-Skin Toad, is a species of toad belonging to the family Bufonidae. It’s monotypic within the genus Schismaderma. It is located in Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi, Kenya, Mozambique, South Africa, Namibia, Swaziland, Zambia, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, and possibly Lesotho. The natural habitats are...

Argentine Horned Frog Ceratophrys Ornata
2013-11-22 09:57:33

The Argentine Horned Frog, Ceratophrys Ornata, also known as the Argentine Wide-Mouthed Frog or Pacman frog, is the most common species of Horned frog, located in the rain forests or Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil. As a voracious eater, it will attempt to swallow anything that moves close to its wide mouth, such as insects, lizards, rodents, and other frogs, even if this predator would suffocate...

Littlejohns Tree Frog Litoria littlejohni
2013-10-09 12:26:27

The Littlejohn’s Tree Frog (Litoria littlejohni), known also as the Heath Frog or the Orange-Bellied Tree Frog, is a species of tree frog that is native to eastern Australia from Wyong, New South Wales, to Buchan, Victoria. Measuring about 60 millimeters in length, this frog is of medium size. It is usually brown or grey-brown on the dorsal surface with many scattered darker colored flecks...

Orange-Thighed Frog Litoria xanthomera
2013-10-08 13:38:49

The Orange-Thighed Frog (Litoria xanthomera) is a tree frog that is native to a small area of tropical Queensland, Australia. It is a green frog with distinctly orange colored eyes, and is much like the Red-Eyed Tree Frog (Litoria chloris) in appearance. Reaching a length of about 5.5 centimeters, this frog is of medium size. It is slender, with a thin body, flat head, and large eyes, which...

Tylers Tree Frog Litoria tyleri
2013-10-08 13:30:08

Tyler’s Tree Frog (Litoria tyleri), known also as the Southern Laughing Tree Frog, is an arboreal tree frog that is native to eastern Australia. It occurs from southeast Queensland to the south coast of New South Wales. It is usually a coastal species and isn’t found inland. It is grey-brown to fawn on its dorsal surface, and a whitish yellow color on its ventral surface. The females are...

Magnificent Tree Frog Litoria splendida
2013-10-08 12:03:58

The Magnificent Tree Frog (Litoria splendida), known also as the Splendid Tree Frog, is a tree frog species initially described in 1977. It has a limited range, only occurring on the north-western coast of Australia within the Northern Territory and Western Australia. It looks much like, and can be confused with, the closely related White’s Tree Frog. This tree frog is a rather large frog,...

Desert Tree Frog Litoria rubella
2013-10-08 11:03:54

The Desert Tree Frog (Litoria rubella), known also as the Little Red Tree Frog, is a tree frog native to Australia and southern New Guinea. It is one of Australia’s most widely distributed frogs, inhabiting northern Australia, including the desert regions and much of temperate eastern Australia. It’s one of the few Australian Tree Frogs to inhabit arid, temperate, and tropical climates....

Striped Rocket Frog Litoria nasuta
2013-10-08 09:55:47

The Striped Rocket Frog (Litoria nasuta), or in its native range known as the Rocket Frog, occurs mostly in coastal areas from northern Western Australia to around Gosford in New South Wales at its southernmost point, with a disjunct population located further south at the Sydney suburb of Avalon. It also in habit’s the southern lowlands and southeast peninsula of Papua New Guinea. This...

Australian Waterfall Frog Litoria nannotis
2013-10-07 15:50:53

The Australian Waterfall Frog (Litoria nannotis), known also as the Torrent Tree Frog, is a species of tree frog that is native to Far North Queensland, Australia. The common name “waterfall frog” is indicative of its habitat of moist and rocky streams and is often found along waterfalls within its range. The waterfall frog is large, reaching up to 5.5 centimeters long. The dorsal...

Motorbike Frog Litoria moorei
2013-10-07 15:44:46

The Motorbike Frog (Litoria moorei) is a frog that is well known in Southwest Australia. It is a ground-dwelling tree frog belonging to the Hylidae family, one of only three species of hylids occurring in that area. Its common name comes from the male frog’s mating call, which sounds much like a motorbike changing up through gears; it is also known as Moore’s Frog, the Western Bell Frog,...