Ridged Grass Frog

Ptychadena sp.

a species of Ptychadena, photo © by Michael Plagens

Observed in tall grass/reeds adjacent to a settling pond at Eldoret, Rift Valley, Kenya. January 2014.

Longitudinal ridges on the body and the pointed snout characterize this frog that hides among the thatch near water.

Ptychadenidae -- Grassland Frog Family

More Information:

Kenya Natural History

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