Tomato Frog.

Tomato Frog

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A tomato frog really looks sort of like a tomato.

Tomato Frog.

Tomato Frog (Dyscophus guineti) in the Toronto Zoo Africa exhibit.

Tomato Frogs come from Madagascar, they like to burrow into the ground. Tomato frogs secret a disgusting sticky substance when harassed.

Tomato Frog.

Some people like to keep a Tomato frog as a pet even though they don’t like to be petted and will release that sticky substance if someone handles them, so constant hand washing aroudn a tomato frog is highly recommended.

Further Readings:

Most are about another species Dyscophus antongilii:
Tomato Frog.
Tomato frog on ARKIVE.
Tomato Frog on Amphibian Ark.
Last updated: December 2, 2014

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