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Check out These Freaky and Fascinating Frogs

There are more than 4000 frog species on the planet. In all those species, there is lots of diversity and variation. When we talk about size, they range from a fingernail to over a foot in length. So, here we’ll discuss the 10 most freaky and fascinating frogs. So, don’t go anyway and read this article till the end.

As mentioned earlier, there are over 4000 frog species, and they’re growing in number each year. We have tried to find freaky and fascinating frogs for our readers.

Purple Frog

The purple frog is a frog species belonging to the family Sooglossidae. It can be found in the Western Ghats in India.
The purple frog is a frog species belonging to the family Sooglossidae. It can be found in the Western Ghats in India.

It’s also called the pignose frog. This frog species has stubby legs and wide bodies, and they live almost two weeks of the year 26 feet underground.

Diane’s Bare-Hearted Glass Frog

Hyalinobatrachium dianae, also known as Diane's bare-hearted glass frog, is a species of Costa Rican glass frog in the family Centrolenidae.
Hyalinobatrachium dianae, also known as Diane’s bare-hearted glass frog, is a species of Costa Rican glass frog in the family Centrolenidae.

This frog was discovered in 2015, and it’s long in name but has small stature. This inch-long frog is known for its translucent skin. This creature is native to the forests of Costa Rica. The discovery of this species is a sign of good forest health in Costa Rica.

Water-Lilly Reed Frog

Hyperolius pusillus is a species of frog in the family Hyperoliidae. It is found throughout diverse environments in eastern and southern Africa.
Hyperolius pusillus is a species of frog in the family Hyperoliidae. It is found throughout diverse environments in eastern and southern Africa.

This frog is no longer than a dime; therefore, sometimes, it can be tricky to locate this light green frog. Their translucent skin makes them unique. They have extremely thin skin that makes the blood vessels and intestines visible.

Paedophryne Amauensis

Paedophryne amauensis is a species of microhylid frog from Papua New Guinea.
Paedophryne amauensis is a species of microhylid frog from Papua New Guinea.

This smallest vertebrate in the world is only 0.3 inches in length. It was discovered in 2009. Along with its diminutive size, it has no tadpole stage. Therefore, it’s the miniature species of frogs.

Breviceps Fuscus

Breviceps fuscus, also known as black rain frog, plain rain frog, brown short-headed frog, and Tsitsikama rainfrog, and is a species of frogs in the family Brevicipitidae. It is endemic to <a href=
South Africa. ” width=”684″ height=”461″ /> Breviceps fuscus, also known as black rain frog, plain rain frog, brown short-headed frog, and Tsitsikama rainfrog, and is a species of frogs in the family Brevicipitidae. It is endemic to South Africa.

They are native to the southern coast of South Africa. They’re also known as black rain frogs. Although they are only 2-inch in length but they can dig 6-inch deep tunnels. They know how to mate smoothly.

Agalychnis Spurrelli

The gliding tree frog is a species of frog in family Phyllomedusidae. It is found in Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, and Panama.
The gliding tree frog is a species of frog in family Phyllomedusidae. It is found in Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, and Panama.

This gliding tree frog is known for its ability to fly. They live in dense tropical jungles. They live hundreds of feet above the floor but living that high is always full of danger.

Ornate Horned Frog

The Argentine horned frog, also known as the Argentine wide-mouthed frog or the ornate pacman frog, is a species of frog in the family Ceratophryidae.
The Argentine horned frog, also known as the Argentine wide-mouthed frog or the ornate pacman frog, is a species of frog in the family Ceratophryidae.

This frog species is well-known for its fearless behavior, and they can prey on anything from lizards to other frogs. They don’t fear to chase the large prey. They’re native to Argentina.

 

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Vietnamese Mossy Frog

Theloderma corticale is a species of frog in the family Rhacophoridae.

Theloderma corticale is a species of frog in the family Rhacophoridae.

This frog lives in the forests of Vietnam. Their bumpy skin has a green and black coloration. This frog loves to hunt cockroaches.

Golden Poison Dart Frog

The golden poison frog, also known as the golden frog, golden poison arrow frog, or golden dart frog, is a poison dart frog endemic to the Pacific coast of Colombia.
The golden poison frog, also known as the golden frog, golden poison arrow frog, or golden dart frog, is a poison dart frog endemic to the Pacific coast of Colombia.

They are only two-inch in size, but they are toxin enough to kill two bull elephants. Why they’re so toxic, it’s still not traced, but they are poisonous because they eat poisonous plants. They’re native of coastal Colombia.

Brazilian Horned Frog

The Brazilian horned frog is a species of frog in the family Ceratophryidae. It is endemic to Brazil.
The Brazilian horned frog is a species of frog in the family Ceratophryidae. It is endemic to Brazil.

This frog is an aggressive predator like the Ornate Horned frog, and it can get up to eight inches long. Its eyes are visible only so they can easily wait for prey to pass by. They can attack anything regardless of their size, including large animals.

So, if you don’t know about freaky and fascinating frogs, this article is for you.