Unknown amazing facts about Goliath frog | Frog Goliath info

By | February 21, 2017

Unknown amazing facts about Goliath frog | Frog Goliath info

Unknown amazing facts about Goliath frog | Frog Goliath info

 

  • Goliath frogs grow to sizes of 17 to 32 centimetres (6.7 to 12.6 inches) and range
    from 0.6 to 3.3 kilogrammes (1.3 to 7.3 pounds) in weight.

 

  • The Goliath Frog can be found in the areas of Cameroon and Guinea, near waterfalls and rivers.

 

  • Dorsal side of the body of Goliath frog is covered with green coloured skin that has
    the granular texture. The underside of the body is yellow-orange coloured.

 

  • The diet of goliath frogs includes Diorama warming – vegetation that grows in water and is
  • eaten by the tadpoles, while the frog eats insects, worms, small amphibians, crabs and other
    crustaceans, turtles, fish, and snakes.

 

  • Unlike most other frogs and toads, Goliath frogs have no vocal sac and so courtship does
    not involve displaying any calls.

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  • The tadpoles are independent and dine on only plants found in the area of the rivers and waterfalls.

 

  • Due to deforestation, the animals are endangered, as their populations are decreasing.

 

  • Goliath frogs are classified as endangered due to the threats of illegal trade, hunting for eating, and habitat loss.

 

  • The skin on the top side of goliath frogs is a dark shade of green in colour, while the belly is generally a greenish-yellow colour.

 

  • They don’t breed well in captivity and are difficult to keep alive, however, they can live to be 15 years old in
    the wild and over 20 years old when they do survive in captivity.

 

  • Goliath Frogs breed during July and August.

 

  • Goliath frogs are very fast swimmers and use their long tongues to capture prey.

 

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