Seychelles frog

The Seychelles frog is classified as Vulnerable (VU), considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild.

The Seychelles frog inhabits leaf litter on the forest floor and at the edges of rainforest. BEHAVIOR These secretive frogs are seldom seen at the water surface. More

or human introductions, the Seychelles frogs were transported to their current location by continental drift over millions of years. More

The Seychelles frog measures 20 mm in length and inhabits leaf litter on the forest floor. They guard their eggs in terrestrial nests and care for their young. The female deposits 6-15 eggs in a hidden, damp nest, where they are guarded by one of the parents. More

Seychelles frog is usually yellowish brown with black spots and blotches. The Gardiner's frog may be reddish brown or tan with or without spots or stripes and sometimes with noticeable, small warts. More

a call similar to that of the Seychelles frog, which sounds like "wrracck wrracck wrracck toc toc toc." These frogs have the primitive form of the mating embrace (inguinal amplexus), in which the male clasps the female just in front of her hind limbs with his forelimbs. More

Seychelles frogs live only in the country called Seychelles, which is a group of islands in the western Indian Ocean about 580 miles (930 kilometers) northeast of Madagascar. More

0925406) - Seychelles frog - Awarded $14,020 on August 21, 2009 Mission: Nature Protection Trust of Seychelles works to conserve the biodiversity of the Seychelles islands through research and conservation on species and habitats. More

gardiners seychelles frog endangeredSee this little black blip here? That’s the silhouette of the Gardiner’s Seychelles frog (Sooglossus gardineri), and that’s its actual size, at just 11 millimeters long. It’s one of the smallest frogs in the world. More

Unfortunately, the Gardiner’s Seychelles frog is in decline across much of its range, because of invasive species, agriculture, human settlement, timber harvesting, and irresponsible tourism. More

The Seychelles frogs are some of the smallest frog species in the world; one species, Gardiner’s Seychelles frog, grows to just 11 mm in length. More

Seychelles frog © Gideon Climo Sooglossidae consists of 2 genera and 4 species of frogs found only on the granitic islands of the Seychelles. The Seychelles granitic islands are unique among oceanic islands in representing a fragment of continental Gondwanaland. More

The Gardiner's Seychelles frog, measuring in at less than half an inch (11 millimeters), is perhaps the world's smallest frog, according to the Zoological Society of London. More

Gardiner's Seychelles frog is perhaps the world’s smallest, with adults growing up to just 11mm in length – the size of a drawing pin Naomi Dook * Send to a friend * Share More

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gardiner's Seychelles frog, one of the smallest frogs in the world and many others of the rarest species to be seen in Seychelles. More

Order : Anura
Family : Sooglossidae
Genus : Sooglossus
Species : sechellensis
Authority : (Boettger, 1896)