Home > Animals > Amphibians > Pacman Frog

Pacman Frog   (Ceratophrys cranwelli)
Category: Amphibians

 

 

Also known as South American Horned Frogs, these frogs grow to a massive size and have insatiable appetites. Pacman frogs can live for around 6-10 years, are easy to care for, and captive-bred specimens are widely available. Their large mouths and comical appearance makes them one of the most adored frogs.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ceratophrys

http://www.reptilesmagazine.com/Care-Sheets/Pac-Man-Frog/

 

Data & Facts

Scientific Classification
Kingdom - Animalia
Phylum - Chordata
Class - Amphibia
Order - Anura
Family - Ceratophryidae
Genus - Ceratophrys

 
Did you know?
Interesting Animal Facts

Swiss Army Skin

Amphibian skin is not covered in hair, feathers, or scales. It is thin and permeable, which allows them to actually breathe and drink through their skin! Their skin is not watertight, but they have mucous glands that produce secretions to help keep them from drying out Their skin also serves as a handy defense mechanism: nearly all amphibians have poison glands that make their skin toxic - and on top of that, it can even serve as a tasty treat after they shed it (yes, many amphibians eat their own sloughed off skin)!

Learn more >>

 


NAIA - National Animal Interest Alliance Discover Animals is a web-based educational resource offered by the NAIA
To learn more about the NAIA or about other NAIA programs, visit us at www.NAIAOnline.org
if you would like to help, join or support the NAIA or any of its programs please click here >>