Pixie Frog

Species name:

Pyxicephalus adspersus


This large frog lives in the drier savanna or tropical dry shrublands where it prefers to burrow in the ground for most of the year. During the rainy season, it emerges to breed in temporary pools. A voracious eater, the African bullfrog feeds on insects, small rodents, reptiles, small birds, and on occasion, its own tadpoles. 

Conservation Status: 

Listed as a species of Least Concern by IUCN Red List

Geographic Range:

Angola, Botswana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zimbabwe