Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Clawed Frogs

I think these guys are some of the more charming frogs we encounter in our sampling efforts. This guy was located in some emergent vegetation up in Kapkimolwa. We have found this species all over the Mara River Basin from the tributaries to the mainstream Mara.

He would give Kermit a run for his money in a beauty contest.

Looks like he was squashed in this picture but they just kind of lay flat. In stagnant pools, you'll often times only see their eyes just above the surface of the water.
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