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Florida Boardwalk Animal Fact Sheet
RED SPOTTED BURROWING FROG
Leptodactylus laticeps

Range:
Native to Argentina, Bolivia and Paraguay. The Red Spotted Burrowing Frog’s common names are Rana Coralina and Rana De Los Viscacheras (Spanish), as it is native to South America. It is a terrestrial species of open habitats that probably does not adapt well to anthropogenic disturbance.
Habitat: Subtropical or tropical dry forests, shrubland, and moist shrubland, dry savanna, and intermittent freshwater marshes.
Diet: Smaller frogs. Crickets and waxworms in captive.
Status: Near threatened due to over-harvesting for the international pet trade and habitat loss.
Approximate Dimensions of Adult:

Length: 10 - 12cm.

Lifespan: Approx. 5 - 15 years.
Reproduction & Offspring:

They breed in temporary ponds.


 

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