Family Friday

Narrowed Mouth Frog Family (Microhylidae)

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Tomato frog (Dyscophus antongilii)

Number of Species: 583
Genera: 60

This family of frog is a variable group with most being terrestrial or fossorial frogs while some are arboreal. They are found in most parts of the world bar Europe. They generally have short hind legs with a narrow snout.

(image from https://www.cites.org/eng/gallery/species/amphibian/tomato_frog.html)
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