Description: Nearly squashed while clearing bottles and trash from dried-up dam. Tiny 15mm fellow. Wild and jumpy. Body shape, lack of rounded snout, pattern and colouration says Bush Squeaker. Long back toes and warty back, especially shoulder ridges say Puddle.
Description: Rustles in the autumn-leaf-choked Frogdrain proved something was down there. A young Rock Python perhaps? Several blind flashes with the camera held inside the dark 'cave' revealed - under high magnification - only this ...
Description: Hyperactive little (15mm) fella found on dewy front lawn at dawn. Would not settle - and hated being under glass - so released him into pond where he swam rapidly to the side.
First assumed was juvenile Snoring Puddle, but on editing the pictures, noted the corresponding bands on upper and lower jaw, the faintly banded thighs and the notably absent webbing from the toe.
Description: I love the Afrikaans name for this frog!
About 40mm long, on a mud-patch in a small roadside stream.
I was attracted by their unmistakable calling on a drizzly day. The rest of the group of males plopped into the stream at my approach, but this lone fella stood his mud.