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9 records

Frogs have long legs and smooth skins covered in mucus. They lay their eggs in a cluster that resembles a bunch of grapes.

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Fork-tongued frogs

Total Records: 55

This family of frog occurs in tropical and subtropical regions of Asia and Africa, with most genera and species being found in Asia.

Indian Frogs

Total Records: 1

These frogs are endemic to the Western Ghats of India. They are sometimes known under the common name Indian frogs

Litter frogs

Total Records: 8

These are a large family of frogs native to the warm southeast of Asia, from the Himalayan foothills eastwards, south to Indonesia and the Greater Sunda Islands in Maritime Southeast Asia, and extending to the Philippines.

Narrow-mouthed frogs

Total Records: 6

These are geographically widespread family of frogs.

Robust frogs

Total Records: 3

This is a small family of frogs found in the Western Ghats of India and in Sri Lanka.

Shrub frogs

Total Records: 11

This family of frog species, which occur in tropical sub-Saharan Africa, South India and Sri Lanka, Japan; northeastern India to eastern China south through the Philippines and Greater Sundas, and Sulawesi.

Tree frogs

Total Records: 1

These are a wide-ranging family of frogs. However, the family include a diversity of frog species, many of which do not live in trees, but are terrestrial or semiaquatic.

Tropical frogs

Total Records: 2

These are endemic to Western Ghats of India. These are extremely vulnerable as their habitat is severely threatened.

True frogs

Total Records: 5

These have the widest distribution of any frog family. They are abundant throughout most of the world, occurring on all continents except Antarctica.