Description:

The Malayan Horned Frog is a terrestrial and solitary carnivore that lives among fallen leaves on the forest floor. It is an ambush predator and can be very well-camouflaged.

Habitat:

Along forest streams with clear running water.

Size:

16 cm SV.

Status:

Rare and restricted to certain area in Singapore.

Distribution

Singapore, Malay Peninsula , Borneo and Sumatra.

References:

Wild Animals of Singapore - Nick Baker | Kelvin Lim

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Malayan Horned Frog

Megophrys nasuta



Malayan Horned Frog

Malayan Horned Frog perched on a rock by the stream.


Close up of Malayan Horned Frog

Close-up of the face.

Camouflage

So well camouflaged that it is easy to miss it.

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