Family Friday

Conrauidae – Slippery Frogs

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Image from San Diego Zoo

Suborder: Neobatrachia
Genera: 1 – Conraua
Number of Species: 6 – Conraua alleni, Conraua beccarii, Conraua crassipes, Togo Slippery Toad (Conraua derooi), Goliath Frog or Giant Slippery Frog (Conraua goliath), Cameroon slippery frog (Conraua robusta)

Conrauidae is a small family of frogs from sub-Saharan Africa. The largest frog in the world – the Goliath Frog is from this family.

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