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Frog: Clawed Frogs (Platana)

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Frog: Clawed Frogs (Platana)

Unread postby moneyrobb » Mon Jun 01, 2009 8:15 am

i won this frog at a festival about 6 months ago but i never knew exactly what type of frog it was. i looked at pictures trying to figure it out and i recently saw that i resembles an african clawed frog can anyone confirm this for me?
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Re: help with a frog i.d.

Unread postby Rusty Justy » Mon Jun 01, 2009 9:03 am

Looks like one of the platanas to me (clawed frogs).
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Re: help with a frog i.d.

Unread postby fooble » Mon Jun 01, 2009 9:18 pm

That's a platanna for sure.
There are 3 different species in Southern Africa
which one from that picture is pretty hard :)

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Re: help with a frog i.d.

Unread postby moneyrobb » Tue Jun 02, 2009 10:51 pm

african dwarf frog ive been told

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Re: help with a frog i.d.

Unread postby Batmad » Mon Jun 29, 2009 10:31 pm

Deffinatly a Platanna! :thumbs_up:
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Re: Identification help: amphibians

Unread postby fooble » Thu Feb 04, 2010 1:53 pm

That is common platanna Xenopus laevis tadpole.

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Re: Identification help: Amphibians

Unread postby Oumie » Wed Jun 12, 2013 3:08 pm

What type of frog is this? it is soo tiny...while sitting watching the elephants drinking water at the Sabie River...I looked to the road and saw this tiny frog hopping in the road towards the river.
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Re: Identification help: Amphibians

Unread postby Gilbertr14 » Thu Jun 13, 2013 9:04 pm

Almost looks like a platanna


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