AMPHIBIAN TUESDAY #81

AMPHIBIAN TUESDAY # 81

We’re off to Southeast Africa to meet today’s amphibian. These cool little frogs live underground, so we’ll have to be extra observant to find them! Put your best safari outfit on and let’s go!

e & e safari van

MEET THE BUSHVELD RAIN FROG!

b rain frog   Range/Habitat: Southeast Africa/ forests-grasslands

   Diet: Carnivore: insects, small animals

   Length: 1 ¼-2 ¼”

   Conservation Status: common

 

Fun Facts:

  •       Bushveld rain frogs live underground.
  •          Bushveld rain frogs have short legs.
  •          They come out of their burrows to breed after rain.
  •          Bushveld rain frogs inflate themselves and get wedged in their burrows when threatened.
  •          The female Bushveld is larger than the female.

Bushveld rain frogs are super cute. It is cool that they can inflate themselves. Can you imagine if Ellie could blow herself up? HAHAHAHAHA!

b rain frog2

Categories: adventure, amphibians, Animals, Children, conservation, education, Environment, nature, science, wildlife | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

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3 thoughts on “AMPHIBIAN TUESDAY #81

  1. Now that’s a frog. He looks nothing like Kermit that mom keeps telling me about. XOXO – Bacon

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