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Angolan Reed Frog

Frogs | Namibia

Introduction: Angolan reed frogs (Hyperolius parallelus) typically inhabit rivers and streams in savannahs. The brief chirp of the male call can be heard from the early evening onwards, which resembles the sound of 'tinkling beer glasses'.

Distribution: From Epupa Falls along the Kunene and Kavango Rivers along the Zambezi Region (formerly the Caprivi Strip) to Victoria Falls. Also found in the Okavango Delta.

Diet: Aquatic insects.

Colouration: A black or cream background sports bold brown or red worm-shaped markings. The underside is white.

Breeding: Breeds in deep water bodies. Tadpoles reach 65mm.

Maximum size: 35mm.

Epupa Camp

A luxury camp on the banks of the Kunene River close to Epupa Falls and Himba settlements

Kapika Waterfall Lodge

Set high on the hill above the settlement of Epupam offers good views of the Kunene River and surrounding area.

Omarunga Camp

A comfortable tented camp close to the Epupa falls, the big swimming pool is a welcome relief from this area's usual heat.

Lodges at Sossusvlei