Description:

The male of the Rhino Frog has a backward pointing bony protrusion on the top of its head. Now you know why it is called a "Rhino" frog!

Habitat:

Semi-aquatic insectivore found in or near shallow streams.

Size:

4 cm SV.

Status:

Restricted to a few areas but rare.

Distribution

Endemic to the Malay Peninsular.

References:

Wild Animals of Singapore - Nick Baker | Kelvin Lim

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Fauna > Amphibians

Rhinoceros Frog

Limnonectes plicatellus



Rhino Frog

A male Rhinoceros Frog with protrusion on top of its head.


Protrusion on Rhino Frog

Close-up of the protrusion.

Female Rhino Frog

A female Rhinoceros Frog.




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