Code Number: AATV01P12_06
Title: Horned Frog, (Ceratophrys ornata), [Lepodactylidae]
Notes: This frog can be found in the forests of s:"Argentina", s:"Uruguay" and s:"Brazil". It is voracious eater that will swallow almost anything that comes close to its mouth. It even eats s:"mice". Partially buried in the forest floor, this frog patiently lies still for its prey. In a quick lunge, this frog engulfs small mammals and other frogs. The horns above its eyes give it a more ferocious appearance that makes them more fearsome to predators.Horned Frog, (Ceratophrys ornata), [Lepodactylidae]
Size: females 14 centimeters (5.5 inches) long, males 10 centimeters (3.9 in) long.
Lifespan: average is 6 to 7 years, though up to ten years is possible.
Species: s:"Ceratophrys ornata"
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