Frog of the Week

Rose’s Ghost Frog (Heleophryne rosei)

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Common Name: Rose’s Ghost Frog, Table Mountain Ghost Frog
Scientific Name: Heleophryne rosei
Family: Heleophrynidae
Location:South America
Size:2.3 inches or 60 mm for females and 1.9 inches or 50 mm for males

The Rose’s Ghost frog is located in a small area on the Table Mountain in South Africa. They are threatened by non-native pine trees, frequent fires, and water removal from their streams.

PC: Vincent Carruthers


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