Frog of the Week

Common Rain Frog (Breviceps adspersus)

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wikiuser Ryanvanhuyssteen 

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Common Name: Common Rain Frog
Scientific Name: Breviceps adspersus
Family: Brevicipitidae – Rain Frog family
Location: Angola, Botswana, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, and Zimbabwe
Size: 2.25 inches long

The Common Rain Frog is one of the many rain frog species from Southern Africa. This cute, round frog lives most of it’s live in burrows underground. They are mostly seen after the rains when they leave their burrows to come to the surface to hunt for food and to mate. It’s the reason they are named the Rain Frogs.

 

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