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Paedophryne Amanuensis

The smallest known vertebrate, Paedophryne amauensis, was listed as one of the newest species of 2013, claimed by the International Institute for Species Exploration. The tiny frog can jump 30 times of their entire body length.

    Kingdom Animalia
    Phylum Chordata
    Class Amphibia
    Order Anura
    Family Microhylidae
    Genus Paedophryne
    Scientific Name Paedophryne amauensis

    Size Around 0.30 in (0.76 cm)
    Color Dark brown body with black patterns
    Call High-pitched mating call
    Distribution Papua New Guinea
    Habitat Leaf litters
    Diet Small insects like mites
    Average Lifespan Around 1 year
    IUCN Conservation Status Not listed

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    Published on November 4th 2019 by under Frogs. Article was last reviewed on 4th November 2019.

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