• Poison dart frog

Poison dart frog

Pelophylax ridibundus x esculentus

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They hibernate under water

The green frogs we see on the banks of ponds and rivers are a protected species. The green frogs in the Aquarium are a domestic variety, RIVAN 92, the result of cross-breeding by the INRA. Tadpoles eat plankton, whereas adult frogs eat mainly insects. They are not often seen during the cold season when they hibernate underwater.

  • Average size: 10 cm
  • Average weight: 15 g
  • IUCN red list status: Not evaluated (NE)

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