Frog or Toad

Answer to Frog or Toad

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The answer to this week’s frog or toad is….. FROG. It is a Beddome’s Night Frog (Nyctibatrachus beddomii) from the True Frog family – Ranidae. It is found in the Western Ghats of India.

The Beddome’s Night Frog lacks any warts on its back. It also lacks a parotoid gland behind its eyes. The skin is rather smooth too. That’s how you can tell its a frog.

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Frog or Toad

Answer to Frog or Toad 2/27/18

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Are you ready??? The answer to this week’s frog or toad is….TOAD. It sis a African Giant Toad (Sclerophrys /Amietophrynus superciliaris) from the family Bufonidae – the True Toads. It is found in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Don’t get confused by it’s bright colors and immediately think its a frog. Below the eye is just a massive parotoid gland, that confirms its a toad.