10 Largest Frogs and Toads in the World


10) The Indian Bullfrog (Hoplobatrachus tigerinus), measures out to 6.9 inches maximum. They are the second largest frog in Asia.

Smoky jungle frog by Ltshears

9) The Smoky Jungle Frog (Leptodactylus pentadactylus) maxes out at 7.1 inches. It is closely related to another frog on the list.

Suriname Horned Frog by H. Zell

8) The Surinam Horned Frog (Ceratophrys cornuta) measures out to a maximum of 7.9 inches long.

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7) The American Bullfrog (Lithobates catesbianus) is the largest frog in North America. It measures out at 8 inches long.


6) The Mountain Chicken Frog, (Leptodactylus fallax) from the Caribbean measures out at 8.7 inches. It is a relative of the Smoky Mountain Frog

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5) The African Bullfrog (Pyxicephalus adspersus) comes from Southern Africa. The males of the species can measure out to 9 inches long.


4) The highly invasive Cane Toad (Rhinella marina) can reach 9.4 inches long which is why they are such a problem.


3) The Blyth’s River Frog (Limnonectes blythii) can reach10.2 inches long and is the longest frog in Asia.

photo by José Grau de Puerto Montt

2) The Chilean Giant Frog or Helmeted Water Toad(Calyptocephalella gayi) lives up to its name. It is 12.5 inches long and is the longest frog in South America. As the name suggests, it lives in Chile.


1) Golitiah Frog (Conraua goliath) is the largest frog in the world. It can grow up to 12.6 inches long. They are found in Cameroon and Equatorial Guinea. They are listed as Endangered by the IUCN.


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