Micro frog

The Micro frog is classified as Critically Endangered (CR), facing an extremely high risk of extinction in the wild.

The Micro Frog (Microbatrachella capensis) is a species of frog in the Petropedetidae family. It is monotypic within the genus Microbatrachella. It is endemic to South Africa. Its natural habitats are Mediterranean-type shrubby vegetation, swamps, freshwater marshes, and intermittent freshwater marches. More

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Physical characteristics: As its name suggests, the micro frog is tiny. In fact, they are some of the smallest frogs in the world. Adults reach just 0.4 to 0.7 inches (1.0 to 1.8 centimeters) long from the end of the snout to the back of the rump. More

The Micro Frog has a wide life-like body with large hind legs. Rigged to a light wire hook, the Frog can be fished weightless in the shallows or jigged in deeper water when weighted. More

mongoose, striped mouse and the endangered Micro frog are in the Cape Floral Kingdom To find out more about the Fynbos and the animals that live there please click here. More

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species including the critically endangered Micro Frog, all of which are endemic to the southwestern Western Cape. Something different and quite close to hand for most members. Bring gumboots if the weather has been wet. Your flower guide could be useful, too. More

Order : Anura
Family : Pyxicephalidae
Genus : Microbatrachella
Species : capensis
Authority : (Boulenger, 1910)