Tomato frog

The Tomato frog is classified as Near Threatened (NT), is close to qualifying for or is likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future.

Tomato frogs use an "ambush" strategy to hunt for food, sitting in a particular spot and eating whatever insect walks past. More

The Tomato frog is any one of the three species of genus Dyscophus (family Microhylidae): D. antongilii, D. insularis, or D. guineti.The tomato frog originally came from Madagascar. The common name comes from the frog's bright red color. More

The tomato frog is found only on the large island of Madagascar. A tropical frog, they prefer their habitat temperature to be around 80 degrees F. As the name indicates, tomato frogs are tomato red with a black eye line and green eyes. More

Complete Tomato Frog kits for sale here. We have LIVE captive bred baby frogs sold with a Tomato Frog habitat. Great pet frog for beginners. More

During the rainy season, male tomato frogs—which are one-third the size of females and a duller orange color—croak to females from ditches, marshes, and shallow pools. More

Tomato frogs are a rare and beautiful specimen of amphibians that have fallen prey to the international pet trade. They originate in rainforests of Madagascar and are sold to pet stores in the U.S., where they are often in poor health. More

Tomato Frogs are found in Madagascar and only on the wetter northern end of the island. More

Guinet's tomato frog is not red like a tomato, but bright orange like one that is not quite ripe yet. It does, however, have a series of red markings on its back. More

Pandanus palms, but tomato frogs do not live in primary forest, and are often found in ditches and ponds near farms and towns. Size and Weight Adult male tomato frogs are about 2.5 inches (65 mm), weigh around 1. More

Tomato frogs are nocturnal, burying themselves in the substrate during the day and becoming active at night. If threatened, Tomato frogs will inflate themselves as a warning to predators. They may also secrete white mucus from their cheeks to deter potential predators. More

Encyclopedia The Tomato frog is any one of the three species of genusGenusIn biology, a genus is a taxonomic unit used in the classification of living and fossil organisms. More

The Madagascar Tomato Frog (Dyscophus antongilli) is a rather large terrestrial microhylid that ranges along the northeastern coast of Madagascar from Antongil Bay south to Andevoranto. More

Apparently tomato frogs are losing their habitat because of deforestation. However, these cool fist-size frogs live fairly well in proximity to humans. LA Not bright red but definitely red. More

My tomato frog is pretty mellow and does not flatten out live plants like my Dumpy. I think that the Sambava is the most attractive of the three. More

Tomato Frogs will reach sexual maturity in 9 - 14 months. Tomato Frogs are nocturnal, sleeping in the substrate during the day and becoming active at night. They are quite famous in Madagascar for their beautiful nighttime serenades. More

The tomato frog is only found in the northwest region of Madagascar and is threatened due to deforestation and over-collecting for the pet trade. More

Tomato frog in Madagascar Tomato frog - = The tomato frog lives in Madagascar, an island off of southern Africa in the Indian Ocean. More

Tomato frogs are found near bodies of water in eastern Madagascar. They prefer moist areas such as swamps, ponds, and other slow moving water sources. Female tomato frogs are larger and brighter than males. More

This engaging, realistic-looking plastic tomato frog miniature is made of somewhat flexible plastic. This replica has detailed skin and is painted in two shades of orange with distinct eyes and a yellow belly. More

The Tomato frog (Dyscophus guineti) originally came from Madagascar. The common name comes from the frog's bright red color. When threatened, a tomato frog puffs up its body. More

Madagascar tomato frog was wheeled away from his ... Fatal Froggy . - Feb 6, 2008 Gridley Herald - Google News ArchiveThe bright red Tomato Frog fools . deadly poison. its enemies by puffing itself up . More

Tomato Frog - Tomato Frog information - Tomato Frog facts These endangered frogs have got a bright orange coloration, which is used as a protection against natural predators. This colour warning mechanism is also used by the Golden mantella. More

Videos and images previous Tomato frog videoARKive requires Flash to show its video content; click here to install the plugin next videoTomato frog inflates and exudes poison during snake attack Species related by - * Family group More

The Tomato Frogs are represented by three generations of animals. We have successfully reproduced Tomato frogs from generations F0 through F2, ultimately resulting in F3 offspring. More

Tomato frog© Erwin & Peggy Bauer / Auscape International Tomato frog, side view© Gonçalo M. More

Adult Tomato Frogs (sometimes called Halloween Frogs because of their vivid orange color) are among the most beautiful frogs available as pets. Males grow up to 2½" in length, and females range between 3 - 4". More

Other Tomato Frog Species - Not On IUCN Red List Check 2000 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species More

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Order : Anura
Family : Microhylidae
Genus : Dyscophus
Species : antongilii
Authority : Grandidier, 1877