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Perez's frog, rana común

Pelophylax perezi


Perez's Frog is a species of frog in the Ranidae family. Endemic of Spain, Portugal and South France. It is a medium-big size frog reaching up to 11 cm (females) and 8 cm (males). Very variable coloration from green to brown, with black spots and a spinal brighter line. The underside is greyish. It has long legs, four fingers and five toes joined by interdigital membranes. The eye pupil is horizontal. The males have vocal sacs at the mouth edges. They can live up to six years although usually they live two or three years


Spotted at a small brook close to the sea


Camera Model: NIKON D300. Exposure Time: 1/400 sec.; f/10; ISO Speed Rating: 800. Exposure Bias: 0 EV. Focal Length: 300.0 mm. No flash fired

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LisaPowers 7 years ago

Congrats arlanda! This spotting is being featured in our Project Noah Fun Fact of the Day:

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Castropol, Asturias, Spain

Spotted on Aug 19, 2013
Submitted on Nov 7, 2013

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