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Madagascar tomato frog, Dyscophus antongilii

Aleksey Stemmer

Frogs & Friends

Frogs & Friends

‘Tomato frog’ is a very apt name for this almost completely round, bright-red frog, measuring up to 10 cm. Its colour warns its predators of its poisonous slimy discharge that can cause skin rashes for humans. These animals live buried in the mud of the rainforests on the Eastern Malagasy coast.

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  • Title: Madagascar tomato frog, Dyscophus antongilii
  • Creator: Aleksey Stemmer
  • Physical Location: Berlin, Germany
  • Location Created: Madagascar
  • Original Source: Frogs & Friends

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