Goliath frog

The Goliath frog is classified as Endangered (EN), considered to be facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild.

The goliath frog, Conraua goliath is the largest extant anuran on Earth. It can grow up to 13 inches (33 cm) in length from snout to vent, and weighs up to 8 lb (3 kg). More

The distribution of the goliath frog is from southern Cameroon to equatorial Guinea. HABITAT These frogs live in rapids and cascades of rivers in equatorial forest. BEHAVIOR Little is known. More

• Goliath frogs can jump almost 10 feet (3 meters) forward. • You'd think that such a large frog would make a loud croak, but goliath frogs don’t have a vocal sac and are mute. More

of goliath frogs are about the same size as those of other frogs. Why it becomes a giant, nobody knows. Like many other species that are the largest members of an evolutionary group, goliath frogs have a very small range. More

Goliath frog on rocks amongst shallow rapids Goliath frog on rocks amongst shallow rapidsPrint factsheet Facts - Kingdom Animalia Phylum Chordata Class More

legs, the goliath frog lives up to its name; weighing in when full size just about the same as a standard housecat! Goliath frogs start life in pretty much the same manner as other frogs. More

African goliath frog, which can reach 30 cm (12 inches) from snout to vent and weigh up to 3.3 kg (7.3 pounds), is the largest anuran. More

The Goliath Frog is the biggest frog in the world. They have been popular as food from a long time ago. More

* The Goliath Frog's second toe is the longest. More

Videos and images previous Goliath frog imageGoliath frog being held and compared to the tiny reed frog © Daniel Heuclin / www.nhpa.co. More

Since their discovery in 1906, the Goliath Frog's size has made it the target of herp-crazy collectors and zoos throughout the world - today they net as high as $3000 US each. They're also hunted for food and medicinal purposes by some indigenous tribes. More

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goliath frog, Conraua goliath, of Cameroon). The skin hangs loosely on the body because of the lack of loose connective tissue. Skin texture varies: it can be smooth, warty or folded. More

The goliath frog can grow up to 13 inches (33 cm) in length from snout to vent, and weighs up to 8 lb (3 kg). This animal has a relatively small habitat range, mainly in West Africa (near Gabon). More

The biggest frog in the world, the Goliath frog, is also the best high-jumper. It can leap 3 metres into the air. In America, competitions are held to find the best long-jumping frogs. 2. More

Conservation Genetics of the Goliath Frog (Conraua goliath) in Cameroon The Goliath frog is the largest anuran known. The species inhabits waterfalls and rapids in medium to large size rivers in the rainforests of the African countries Cameroon and Equatorial Guinea. More

The people who inhabit the areas where the Goliath frog lives consider them a delicacy. Relation to Humans The Goliath frog is a significant food source for some human populations. More

Goliath Frogs live in fast moving rivers and streams with sandy bottoms These river systems are located in dense rain forests The frogs are found in Equatorial Guinea and Cameroon, both countries in West Africa. More

about 91 cm, the Goliath frog is the largest known frog in the world. Specimens have been found who weigh in excess of 3.2 kg (about the size of a small cat). More

Goliath frogs are a species of large frog, growing up to 2 feet in length and weighing as much as 7 pounds. Combat Goliath frogs have few natural predators. More

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Order : Anura
Family : Petropedetidae
Genus : Conraua
Species : goliath
Authority : (Boulenger, 1906)