fanged Frog

Species name:

Limnonectes macrocephalus


This brown and green frog gets its name from its unusually large teeth, which are small or absent in other frogs. It inhabits the streams and rivers in the lowland forests of the northern Philippines. It is also found on the forest edges and agricultural areas near forests, but is facing habitat loss due to expanding agriculture, pollution, and harvesting by local people.

Conservation Status: 

Classified as near threatened by IUCN Red List

Geographic Range:

northern Philippines