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Species List

Amphibians Species List

Common Name

Scientific Name

Common platanna

Xenopus laevis

Karoo toad

Bufo gariepensis

Raucous toad

Bufo rangeri

Leopard/Giant toad

Bufo pardalis

African bullfrog

Pyxicephalus adspersus

Common river frog

Rana angolensis

Cape/Giant riverfrog

Rana fuscigula

Striped rana

Rana fasciata

Clicking stream frog

Rana grayi

Bubbling kassina/Running frog

Kassina senegalensis

Southern/rattling kassina

Kassina wealii

Common caco/Dainty frog

Cacosternum boettgeri

Coastal/Bronze caco

Cacosternum nanum nanum

Striped pyxie

Tomopterna delalandii

Puddle frog

Phrynobatrachus natalensis

Painted reed frog

Hyperolius marmoratus

Yellow-striped reed frog

Hyperolius semidiscus

Armoured reed frog

Hyperolius viridiflavus

Bushveld rain frog

Breviceps adspersus pentheri

Please note: this list is not comprehensive and may not include all species of amphibians found in the park. The list includes amphibians found in the main game area.

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