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Here’s a list of the most unique frog species in the world. Most frogs are characterized by a short body, long hind legs, protruding eyes, webbed digits, and the absence of a tail. So, the frog is one of the amphibious animal that we know. Here are 10 types of frogs that might be the strangest and unique in the world we have never seen.

1. Rainbow Frogs

Malagasy rainbow frog is a frog that lives in dry forests of Madagascar’s rocky Isalo Massif, where it breeds in shallow temporary ponds found in the valley. This species is well adapted to climbing in rocky environments, and even on vertical surfaces. When threatened, this frog will develop themselves as a defense mechanism against predators

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Rainbow Frog

2. Frogs Transparent

Hyalinobatrachium pellucidum, also called as glass or crystal frog because you can see through the transparent flesh. This species is not new, but it was threatened with extinction, so the findings are exciting for the environment.

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Transparent Frog

3. Atelopus Frog

Atelopus frog is known by many names such as frogs clown or the Variable Harlequin Toad of Costa Rica. The frog is the kind of neo-tropical frogs that used to live quite widely spread throughout Costa Rica and Panama. These species are critically endangered and is now only a few mainly remained only in Panama.

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Atelopus Frog

4. Smallest frog in the world

This frog is found in the southern Peruvian Andes, with an altitude between 9,925 and 10,466 feet above sea level. Equally small is the smallest frog in the Northern Hemisphere, only recent discovered in 1996 in Monte Iberia, Cuba.

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Poison Frog by Bkimmel

5. Biggest frog in the world

Goliath frog or Conraua goliath is the largest remaining species on Earth. This frog can grow to 13 inches (33 centimeters) long from snout to tail, and weighs up to 8 lb (3 kg). This frog has a relatively small habitat range, mainly in West Africa (near Gabon). Goliath frog can live up to 15 years. Goliath frog eat scorpions, insects and small frogs. These frogs have sharp hearing but had no vocal sac.

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Goliath Frog

6.  Red Coat Frog

This frog has a red coat is orange / red on the dorsal surface / body. This small frog, reaching a size of 2.5 cm in length. This size is small, this frog is a frog native land of Madagascar.

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Red Coat Frog

7. Toxic Frog

Poisonous frog with colors like sapphire blue, is the common name of a group of frogs in the Dendrobatidae family, which is native frogs of Central and South America. Unlike most frogs, a species active during the day, and often shows a brightly colored body. Although all dendrobatids at least somewhat toxic in the wild, the level of toxicity varies from one species to the next and from one population to another. There are many critically and endangered species. Amphibians are often called “frog arrows” by the native indian resulting from the use of their toxic secretions to poison the tip of his bow.

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Toxic Frog

8. Frog Pillow

Frog pillow can grow to six inches long and inhabit Uruguay, Brazil and northern Argentina. While it may look like bearing silent, but the frog fast in attacking lizards, mice, birds, other frogs.

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Pillow Frog

9. Darwin’s frog

Darwin’s frog chili is quite regularly appear until around 1978, but did not appear again and it seems to have been lost, and now possibly extinct species. This species, which live in leaf trash in the forest floor, has an unusual method in terms of parenting her children, the male taking eggs from nests to the vocal sac where they hatch into tadpoles after about eight days. When it began to feel the newly hatched tadpoles wriggling, male frogs brought them to the river where he took off a young frog and here they completed metamorphosis.

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Darwin’s Frog

10. Vietnam Frog

Theloderma corticale, or Vietnamese mossy frog, the frog species in the family Rhacophoridae. This frog found in Vietnam and possibly China. Natural habitat of a subtropical or tropical lowland forest humid, live in fresh water, and rocky areas. The common name of mossy frogs arise from the fact that skin freckles and dark green that resembles moss growing on rocks, and an effective form of camouflage or disguise.

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Vietnam Frog

From many of most unique frogs species above, are you curious and want to see one of these frogs?

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