Scientific Name Pyxicephalus adspersus
Native To Sub-saharan Africa
Habitat Grasslands, savannah, and desert
Diet Omnivorous – they will eat anything they can get. They primarily feed on insects, fish, small rodents, other amphibians, plant material
Size and Age Live up to 45 years and males can grow to be 5 pounds
During times of drought, these frogs can burrow underneath the ground and stay there for more than a year. They slough off several layers of skin that form a tough cocoon. While underground their bodily functions slow down. This is called estivation.