Bocage's Sharp-Nosed Reed Frog
Frogs | Namibia
Introduction: Bocage's sharp-nosed reed frog (Hyperolius benguellensis) are named after the Angola west coastal town of Benguela. Features include an elongated body and pointed snout. A variety of vegetation types in savannah and grassland such as swamps, rivers and lakes, dominate their habitat locations.
Distribution: Across the Zambezi Region (formerly the Caprivi Strip) including Linyati Marshes and the Chobe/Zambezi River systems.
Diet: Spiders and other insects.
Colouration: Predominately green body with prominent pairs of lighter vertebral and dorsal bands. The underside is whitish.
Breeding: Breeds in deep, permanent water.
Maximum size: 20mm.
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