Viatnamese Mossy Frogs

The Vietnamese Mossy frogs are a mottled green and brown colour


Their skin is covered with bumps and spikes which gives them the appearance of moss.

  • Least Concern
  • Near Threatened
  • Vulnerable
  • Endangered
  • Critically Endangered
  • Extinct in the Wild
  • Extinct

The fact that they are so well camouflaged allows them to rest during the day out in the open without being spotted by predators. They have large toe pads on their feet which they use to help them stick to just about any surface. Adults are generally between 2.5- 3.5 inches with the females being slightly larger than the males.

Key Facts

Family:
Rhacophoridae
Diet:
Insects
Life Span:
10 to 20 years
Distribution:
North Vietnam
Habitat:
Caves and steep rocky cliffs
Did you know?
This species is protected by the Vietnamese government. They have been bred in captivity.

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