Vietnamese Mossy Frog

Vietnamese Mossy Frog

The Vietnamese Mossy Frog, as the name suggests, is found primarily in parts of Vietnam, and are known for their green, rough skin that has given them a ‘mossy’ look.

Scientific Name Thelodermacorticale

Classification – Theloderma

Baby Names – Tadpole, polliwog, froglet

Collective Noun – Army, knot

Length/Size – 8–9 cm (3.1–3.5 in)

Mating Season  April to June

Special Features  Nocturnal in nature and are semi-aquatic

Geographical Distribution – Northern part of Vietnam

Natural Habitat – Primary evergreen rainforests, caves, steep rocky cliffs

Conservation Status – “Data Deficient” (IUCN 3.1)

Diet – Insects

Predators – Snakes and larger frogs