Pumpkin Toadlet (Brachycephalus ephippium)



Common Name: Pumpkin Toadlet or Spix’s Saddleback Toad,
Scientific Name: Brachycephalus ephippium
Family: Brachycephalidae
Location: Brazil
Size: 0.49 inches to .77 inches (12.5mm to 19.7mm)

Interesting fact, Pumpkin Toadlet only have 3 fingers on each hand. After Pumpkin Toadlets breed, the females roll the eggs in the dirt to camouflage them and then leaves them. The eggs develop directly into frogs.


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