Chacoan Horned Frog

The Chacoan Horned Frog is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

Chacoan horned frog, is a terrestrial frog endemic to the dry Gran Chaco region of Argentina. Like most members of the genus Ceratophrys, they are often considered Pacman frogs because of their uncanny resemblance to the popular video game character of the same name. More

Range: Chacoan horned frogs are native to the Gran Chaco region of Argentina. Habitat: These frogs inhabit a wide variety of habitats, ranging from dry savannas to seasonal wetlands. More

Chacoan horned frog has red and brown stripes with white outlines and a triangle-shaped stripe over its eyes. Use a pencil to draw these stripes on the plate before you color them. More

The Chacoan horned frog grows fairly large (up to 15 cm) and can weigh up to ½ kg. It has fleshy points above its eyes that resemble small horns. It is colored brown, with dark green, yellow and red markings. This color scheme aids in camouflaging. More

Chacoan Horned Frog: Because they have a sedentary lifestyle, Chacoan horned frogs do very well in smaller-sized enclosures. An adult C. cranwelli will thrive in a ten-gallon aquarium. More

A Chacoan Horned Frog (Ceratophrys cranwelli) skin at zoo. = Caption: Sedgwick County Zoo, Wichita, Kansas, United States of America. More

frogs, also called the Chacoan horned frog, is a terrestrial frog native to the dry Gran Chaco region of Argentina. Cranwell's horned frogs are less colorful, usually covered in different shades of brown blotches and spots. More

today, the Chacoan horned frog, which is a part of the Topeka Zoo's education program. The education program visits schools and other organizations around the area to share the important messages about the ecosystem. One of the lessons: Taking care of the environment. More

Order : Anura
Family : Ceratophryidae
Genus : Ceratophrys
Species : cranwelli
Authority : Barrio, 1980