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Pilanesberg National Park Amphibians Guide : North West Province : South Africa

 
Frogs & Toads : Amphibians
Travel Writer: EcoTravel Africa  
 

The Pilanesberg National Park has over 18 frog / toad species (amphibians)

Scientific Name Common Name
Xenopus laevis laevis
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Common Platanna
Platanna
Segwagwa
Bufo gutturalis
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Gutteral Toad
Gewone Skurwepadda
Segwagwa
Bufo garmani
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Olive Toad
Noordlike Gevlekte Skurwepadda
Rantsape
Schismaderma carens
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Red Toad
Rooirug-skurwepadda
Segwagwa
Bufo fenoulheti
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Northern Pygmy Toad
Traansvaalse Dwerg-skurwepadda
Segwagwa
Breviceps adspersus adspersus
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Bushveld Rainfrog
Gewone Blaasop
Segwagwa
Phrynomantis bifasciatus
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Red-banded rubber Frog
Rooigebande Padda
Segwagwa
Pyxicephalus adspersus
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Bullfrog
Brulpadda
Letlametlo
Pyxicephalus edulis
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
African Bullfrog
Klein brulpadda
Letlametlo
Tomopterna cryptotis
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Tremelo Sand Frog
Gestreepte Sandpadda
Senanatswidi
Tomopterna natalensis
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Natal Sand Frog
Natalse Sandpadda
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Afrana angolensis
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Common Rana
Gewone Graspadda
Segwagwa
Ptychadena anchietae
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Plain Grass Frog
Rooirug-grasspadda
Segwagwa
Ptychadena mossambica
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Broad-banded Grass Frog
Breeband Grasspadda
Segwagwa
Phrynobatrachus natalensis
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Snoring Puddle Frog
Moddepaddatjie
Segwagwa
Cacosternum boettgeri
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Common Caco
Blikslanertjie
Segwagwa
Chiromantis xerampelina
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Foam Nest Frog
Grys Boompadda
Segwagwa
Kassina senegalensis
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Bubbling Kassina
Silwerbruin-veldpadda
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Strongylopus fasciatus fasciatus
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Striped Rana
Langtoon-graspadda
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Tomopterna krugerensis
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Knocking Sand Frog
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-
Afrana fuscigula
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Cape river frog
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-
Bufo vertebralis
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Southern Pygmy toad
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-
Hemisus marmoratus
English
Afrikaans
Setswana
Mottled Shovel-nosed Frog
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As one of South Africa's top Nature Reserves, Pilanesberg National Park, is home to many of the mammals of southern Africa. Numerous wildlife safari and tour companies operate guided tours to Pilanesberg National Park. Popular adventure travel activities in South Africa include: horse riding safaris, elephant back safaris, mountain biking, birding, wilderness walking trails, science safaris and volunteering especially for GAP year students.
 
 
 
Pilanesberg National Park Guide
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Activities / Interests History
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Pilanesberg National Park Wildlife
Operation Genesis - Pilanesberg Park History
Amphibians Ecology
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Reptiles : Snakes Herbaceous Plants
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