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Marbled balloon frog

Uperodon systoma

Description:

this frogs can defend themselves by sucking air into their lungs and blowing up their bodies to make them look bigger than they are ...

1 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca
bayucca 8 years ago
Marbled Balloon Frog
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12 Comments

Arun
Arun 8 years ago

Thank you SatyenM !!

Wild Things
Wild Things 8 years ago

Lovely!

Arun
Arun 8 years ago

Thank you KrantiAzad !!

KrantiAzad
KrantiAzad 8 years ago

awesome !

Arun
Arun 8 years ago

@bayucca !! Yes my friend ...

Arun
Arun 8 years ago

Thank you Maria dB !!

bayucca
bayucca 8 years ago

Welcome! So, we are 2 froggy friends which need some assistance from outside to get the definitive ID of this balloony frog ;-)...

Arun
Arun 8 years ago

@bayucca !! I am not well with frogs ..just followed your suggestions, Thanks a lot for the ID and the Interest you shown .. Thank you :)

Maria dB
Maria dB 8 years ago

Great capture, Arun!

bayucca
bayucca 8 years ago

Indian frogs are not my daily business, so I am not 100% sure. There is also Uperodon globulosus, which looks similar. Take it as a hint for verification.
Correct ID?
http://raxacollective.wordpress.com/2012...
http://www.downtoearth.org.in/content/wa...

Arun
Arun 8 years ago

Thank you YukoChartraw !!

YukoChartraw
YukoChartraw 8 years ago

How interesting! Nice spot!

Arun
Spotted by
Arun

Tiruppur, Tamil Nadu, India

Spotted on Nov 24, 2012
Submitted on Feb 10, 2013

Spotted for Mission

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