Frog or Toad

Answer to Frog or Toad 1/2/18


The answer to this week’s frog or toad is FROG. It is a Perez’s Snouted Frog (Edalorhina perezi) from the family Leptodactylidae. It is found in South America.

To figure out this mystery, let’s take a closer look at this anuran. I see no parotid gland behind it’s eye. The skin looks a little dry and bumpy but no warts. The rear legs appear long and the fingers are long too. From all those hints, I would have leaned toward frog.

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