Today is the first day of the April A to Z Challenge. I have been waiting for this day since sign-ups began on Jan. 25th. If you missed the introduction to the April A to Z Challenge you can read about it here. I will be writing about different frog species based on their latin species names!
Breviceps adspersus -Bushveld Rain Frog
This frog brings a new meaning to the meaning of adorable. As babies the frogs are very tiny; as adults their size will range from 1.5″ to 2 1/4″. The proportions of their legs to their body makes them look comical.
Due to their short legs & rounded body, this makes it hard to mate. The females secrete a glue-like substance so the male literally sticks to her, together they lay eggs in a chamber in the ground. The chamber can be over a foot deep! The…
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