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Painted Reed Frog

Hyperolius marmoratus

Description:

A small frog clinging onto reeds beside a stream at Hyena Pools, Mlawula. This seems to be an 'unpainted' Painted Reed Frog!

Habitat:

Observed at Hyaena Pool, Mlawula Nature Reserve. Stream bank in savanna/woodland.

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6 Comments

KateBraun
KateBraun 6 years ago

Some of the colour variations can be seen here:
http://www.sntc.org.sz/amphibians/specie...

KateBraun
KateBraun 6 years ago

Yes, same scientific name.

pamsai
pamsai 6 years ago

Hema, I didn't see a Mamba unfortunately...

pamsai
pamsai 6 years ago

Does that have the same scientific name, then?

KateBraun
KateBraun 6 years ago

Yes, it looks like the "unpainted" version.

Hema
Hema 6 years ago

Hi Pamsai,
Did you see a Mamba. Most Toxic. Be careful.

pamsai
Spotted by
pamsai

Sifundza seLubombo, Swaziland

Spotted on Apr 20, 2014
Submitted on May 3, 2014

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