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Black Rain Frog

Black rain frog is a relatively small species of frog found only in South Africa. The species is a burrowing frog and breed in burrows and is not associated with water.

    Kingdom Animalia
    Phylum Chordata
    Class Amphibia
    Order Anura
    Family Brevicipitidae
    Genus Breviceps
    Scientific Name Breviceps fuscus

    Size 4 to 5 cm (2in)
    Color Black to dark gray
    Distribution South Africa
    Habitat Fynbos, forest fringes at an elevation of up to 1000 m
    Predators Bushpig, snake
    Breeding Season Summer
    Mode of Reproduction Oviparous (egg laying)
    Clutch Size 42 – 43 eggs
    IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern

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    Published on May 8th 2017 by under Frogs. Article was last reviewed on 30th September 2019.

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