Pages 6&7 of Zootles Frogs, showing numerous unusual types of frogs.

Webbed, Weird, and Wonderful


Webbed, Weird, and Wonderful

There are thousands of different kinds of frogs in the world, and they come in a variety of colors, shapes, and sizes. Here are some of the truly weird and wonderful.

Malayan horned frogs are the shape and color of fallen leaves—it’s hard to see them on the forest floor.

I wonder if the barking tree frog can fetch.

The barking tree frog sounds—you guessed it—just like a dog!

Hide and eat! The ornate horned frog buries itself in leaves or dirt, and then pounces on unsuspecting small animals that pass by.

You can see the beating heart and insides of a glass frog through its skin. P.S. It’s not really made of glass!

The tiny golden mantella is smaller than a penny!A golden mantella frog.