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World's Largest Frog Ever - Goliath Frog

November 1, 2009 , Posted by byu at 5:58 AM

This might be the world's largest frog ever, the name of this species was Goliath Frog or in the science name we call it Conraua goliath, it commonly lived in Benito River Cameron in the west Africa near to Gabon. the length of this frog can reach about 33 cm and the weight can reach 3.3 kg, if this creature was sitting it will looks like a cat. Children in Africa were familiar with this frog, they treat this animal as their pet like dog or cat.

But unfortunately the number of this species were decreasing and this species will face their extinction.. because of the wild hunting. every years, there's about 300 of Goliath Frog was export to the foreign country.

Science Name : Conraua goliath
Age                : Approximately they can stand for 15 years..
Food              : Scorpions, Insect and small frog.

The goliath frog, Conraua goliath is the largest extant anuran on Earth, and most likely the largest anuran that has ever lived. This has led to various hypotheses that Goliaths represent the upper limit of anuran growth. It 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). Its numbers are dwindling due to habitat destruction, food collection and for the pet trade.


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