This is the World’s Cutest Frog

1
2749
desert rain frog world's cutest

This is Breviceps Macrops, a frog native to a small area in South Africa and Namibia fronting along the coastline.  They spend their lives buried in sand, feeding on insects, and when threatened by predators, they sound like a baby kitten/squeaky chew toy.  Seriously.

SEE ALSO: Animated Technical Drawing Show How Animals Fly

Wildlife photographer Dean Boshoff managed to get close enough to hear the bellowing roar of the rare amphibian.  Due to habitat destruction, these unique frogs are considered vulnerable by the IUCN.

[Via IFLS]

For the latest tech and science stories follow us on
Twitter @ThisIsIons and on Facebook

1 COMMENT

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here