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Mozambique Rain Frog

Mozambique rain frog is a species of frog found in Africa. There is no larval stage in the reproduction process as fully formed froglets emerge from the eggs.

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


    Other Names Flat-faced frog
    Size 5.2 cm (2.0 in)
    Color Grayish-brown upper surface with dark speckles; white belly with dark blotches
    Distribution Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo,  Mozambique, Malawi, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Swaziland, Zimbabwe
    Habitat Dry and moist savanna, temperate shrubland, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, temperate grassland, subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland, pasture land, arable land, rural gardens
    Diet Small invertebrates
    Breeding Season Wet season
    Mode of Reproduction Oviparous (egg laying)
    Clutch Size Around 22 eggs
    Incubation Period 6 to 8 weeks
    IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern


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    Published on April 14th 2017 by under Frogs. Article was last reviewed on 30th September 2019.

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