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'.
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.
A luxury camp on the banks of the Kunene River close to Epupa Falls and Himba settlements
Set high on the hill above the settlement of Epupam offers good views of the Kunene River and surrounding area.
A comfortable tented camp close to the Epupa falls, the big swimming pool is a welcome relief from this area's usual heat.