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Odd frog

Observed: 13th March 2011 By: phenab

Lime green frog, very bobbly back, open mouth red inside.

    Likely ID
    Argentinian horned frog (Ceratophrys ornata)
    Confidence: It might be this.
  • a model frog (Frogum simulacrum)
    Confidence: It's likely to be this, but I can't be certain.
Species interactions

No interactions present.


Matt Smith's picture


Looks a tad "plastic" to me......

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Sam Griffin's picture


I did suspect as much, but assumed this would have been obvious when the photo was taken. The pattern isn't quite right for a horned frog either, too blotchy rather than spotted. I guess it goes to show how realistic some toys are..! Unless I've fallen for a prank!?