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Frog ID KZN

Postby Viper Wade » Sat Nov 24, 2012 7:40 am

My mother found this in her garden. She lives in kwambonabi KZN, if someone could ID it. Would be much apprciated
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Re: Frog ID KZN

Postby Nick Evans » Sat Nov 24, 2012 9:22 pm

Natal Tree Frog (Leptopelis natalensis)
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Re: Frog ID KZN

Postby Viper Wade » Sun Nov 25, 2012 7:08 am

Thank you. Are they all this colour?
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Re: Frog ID KZN

Postby Nick Evans » Sun Nov 25, 2012 8:06 am

No they are normally green. Lots of frogs change their colour to regulate body temperature during the day, their skin reflects heat. I've seen many different colour variations in this species.
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