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 Post subject: Frog: Natal Sand
Unread postPosted: Tue Nov 18, 2014 12:35 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: Frog: Natal Sand
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Natal Sand Frog - Tomopterna natelensis

Appearance

Stocky Body.
Mottled grey or russet.
Slightly pointed snout.
Two glandular ridges from eye and mouth converge above shoulder.
Horizontal pupils.
Belly white.
Male has a black throat.
Call: Penetrating yelps preceded by build-up of accelerating croaks.
Breeds in streams and vleis in grassland in temperate, high rainfall areas of highveld and eastern escarpment.

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