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Muller's Platanna

Frogs | Namibia

Introduction: Muller's platanna (Xenopus muelleri)are named after Johannes Müller, a noted German anatomist. Features include a rounded snout, upward facing eyes and a protective eye membrane. Tropical savannah is their favoured habitat. This species of frog call whilst still under water.

Distribution: Zambezi Region (formerly the Caprivi Strip) and Okavango Delta.

Diet: Mainly insects.

Colouration: Brown to dark grey upperparts with irregular dark blotches. A number of distinctive lateral line organs are visible along the flanks.

Breeding: Tadpoles grow up to 70mm, swimming with the tail upwards whilst filter-feeding on phyplankton.

Maximum size: 90mm.

Namibia Explorer

10 Days - An excellent first time visitors tour. Includes: Africat, Etosha Park, Damaraland, Swakopmund & the dunes at Sossusvlei.

Delta & Falls Safari

9 Days - Starting in Windhoek this is primarily a Botswana trip - visiting the Okavango Delta and ending in Vic Falls

Namibia Family Adventure Safari

10 days - Aimed specifically at families, this safari visits all the major sites on the country and includes a series of activities & adventures that will appeal to both children & adults

Southern Swing

7 Days - The granddaddy of Namibian safaris - visits Fish River, Luderitz & Sossusvlei. Combine with the Northern Adventure for the 14 day Namibian Experience Safari

Northern Adventure

7 Days - The best the north has to offer: Etosha, Africat (for leopard & cheetah), Damaraland, Himba Villages, rock art and Sossusvlei

Lodges at Sossusvlei